John Z. Sadler MD


Individual Partner: John Z. Sadler MD, Professor of Psychiatry and the Daniel W. Foster, M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics at UT Southwestern

Preferred contact:; telephone:  01 214 648 4960
Key Words: Resident in: USA; Working in: Dallas, Texas, USA]; Area(s) of Interest in VBP Education, Policy/Commissioning, Publications/CUP series, Publications/Oxford University Press International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry], Research/philosophy, Research/qualitative social science, Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork; Related Area(s) of Interest: Ethics/ Psychiatric clinical and research ethics, Philosophy of Psychiatry, law and criminal justice; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health/psychiatric diagnosis and classification; Mental Health/crime and mental illness
Brief Description of Work: I am working on a book, “Values-Based Psychiatric Ethics”, which will be a how-to manual for psychiatrists and mental health clinicians in addressing the ethical and values-based conflicts encountered in clinical practice. I authored a chapter on this topic for the recent Oxford Handbook of Psychiatric Ethics (2015).  I am also working on a book on the confounds of moral and criminal concepts in mental disorders.  Finally, my past work has focused on values issues in psychiatric diagnosis and classification.


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