Category Mental Health

Moral Distress in Mental Health Care

Abraham (Rami) Rudnick provides a cursory overview of multiple sources of moral distress in mental health care and recommends addressing its root causes for the longer term and broadening the scope of ethics consultations and other support to address it for the short to medium term.

Rapid-Onset Gender Dysphoria: A Parental Epidemic?

Florence Ashley critiques newly published research on rapid-onset gender dysphoria, arguing against the thesis that it evidences a new type of gender dysphoria for trans youth.

Nurse Supports Improved Healthcare for Prisoners

Martha Paynter refutes the claim that healthcare within Burnside jail is better than healthcare outside of jail.

MAiD & a Directive to Protect your Future Self

Letitia Meynell considers a critique of advance directives for medical assistance in dying and suggests that the wishes of capable persons for their future incapable selves should be respected.

Time to Listen to Trans & Gender Diverse Children

Julia Temple Newhook explores the current shift in health care for trans and gender diverse children: from the shame of childhood closets to the celebration of self-acceptance.

Reflecting on sport culture in a world post-Nassar

Melissa D. McCradden argues the sports world could learn a thing or two from bioethics.

The Ethics of Apps

Dylan Roskams-Edris warns about the habit forming and addictive capacities of smartphone apps and explains the need for an ethics of apps.