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Scattergood Ethics Program Director on Voices in The Family

Forty years ago, we thought closing psychiatric hospitals was the humane action. But was it? In a recent article Penn bioethicists have called for a return to asylums– not surprisingly to some opposition. What’s in the best interest of the severely mentally ill? We talk to one of the authors of the article, bioethicist Dr. Dominic Sisti and mental health advocate, Joseph Rogers.

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Forty years ago, we thought closing psychiatric hospitals was the humane action. But was it? In a recent article Penn bioethicists have called for a return to asylums– not surprisingly to some opposition. What’s in the best interest of the severely mentally ill? We talk to one of the authors of the article, bioethicist Dr. Dominic Sisti and mental health advocate, Joseph Rogers.

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Watch: Dr. Dan Gottlieb speaks at TEDxPSUBerks

- See more at: http://whyy.org/cms/voicesinthefamily/#sthash.4sFCLhmn.dpuf

Forty years ago, we thought closing psychiatric hospitals was the humane action. But was it? In a recent article Penn bioethicists have called for a return to asylums– not surprisingly to some opposition. What’s in the best interest of the severely mentally ill? We talk to one of the authors of the article, bioethicist Dr. Dominic Sisti and mental health advocate, Joseph Rogers.

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