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The Family Pharm: An Ethical Consideration of Psychopharmacology in Couple and Family Counseling

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Christine E. Murray, Associate Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: This article presents an overview of ethical issues surrounding psychopharmacology as it applies to the field of couple and family counseling. The authors ground their discussion of these issues in the ethical codes of the American Counseling Association and the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. Case studies illustrate the ethical issues that couple and family counselors may face when working with clients who have been prescribed psychotropic medications.

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Publication
The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 15, 65-71.
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
ethical issues, psychopharmacology, couple and family counseling, case studies, psychotropic medication and families