Scattergood Ethics


Recent publications by ScattergoodEthics affiliated scholars.


Siegel, A., Barnwell, A., Sisti, D. 2014. "Assessing Decision-Making Capacity: A Primer for the Development of Hospital Practice Guidelines," HEC Forum, January.
Sisti, D., Young, M., Caplan, A. 2013. "Defining Mental Illnesses: Can Values and Objectivity Get Along?" BMC Psychiatry, 13(346): doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-346
Sisti, D., Caplan, A., Rimon-Greenspan, H. 2013. Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader.  Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
Sisti, D., Segal, A., Jaeger, J. 2013"Deceiving without Debriefing: A Pragmatic Overreach?" The American Journal of Bioethics, 13(11): 50-52.
Johnson, R., Barrett, M., Sisti, D. 2013. "The Ethical Boundaries of Patient and Advocate Influence on DSM-5." Harvard Review of Psychiatry. doi: 10.1097/HRP.0000000000000010
Johnson, R. & Sisti, D. 2013. "Paradigms of Addiction and Evidence for Addiction Medication." AJOB Neuroscience, 4(3): 46-48.
Sisti, D. & Sadoff, R. 2013. "What We Owe the Psychopath: A Pragmatic Reply.” AJOB Neuroscience, 4(2): 24-26.

Singh, I. 2012. "Not robots: children’s perspectives on authenticity, moral agency and stimulant drug treatments." Journal of Medical Ethics. Online First  

Caplan, A. 2012. "Response to Singh: Accepting a helping hand can be the right thing to do." Journal of Medical EthicsOnline First

Edelsohn, G. 2012. "Ethics and Research with Vulnerable Children." Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(6):566-568. 

Young, M., Sisti, D., Rimon-Greenspan, H., Schwartz, J., Caplan, A. 2012. "Immune to Addiction: The Ethical Dimensions of Vaccines Against Substance Abuse." Nature Immunology, 13(6):521-524. 

Sisti, D. & Caplan, A. 2012. "Accommodation without Exculpation? The Ethical and Legal Paradoxes of Borderline Personality Disorder." The Journal of Psychiatry & Law 40(1): 75-92. [download pdf]
Barrett, M. S. (2012). "Ethical decision-making: A framework for understanding and resolving mental health dilemmas." In C. Ulrich (Ed.), Nursing Ethics in Everyday Practice: A Step by Step Guide. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International. Pp. 17-35. 
Sisti, D. & Baum-Baicker, C. 2012. "A Plea for Virtue in Ethics." American Psychologist, 67(4): 325.

Baum-Baicker, C. & Sisti, D. 2012.  "Clinical Wisdom in Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Philosophical and Qualitative Analysis." The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 23(1):13-27 

Pouncey, C. & Lukens, J. 2010. "Madness versus badness: The ethical tension between the recovery movement and forensic psychiatry." Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. 31(1): 93-105.   

Richmond, S. 2010. “Social Justice Through Medical Ethics: Dr. Jacob Morgenstern’s Legacy at Crownsville State Hospital” Generations (Jewish Museum of Maryland).   


Sisti, D. 2009. "Health & Disease: Conceptual Perspectives & Ethical Implications" in The Penn Guide to Bioethics, V. Ravitsky, A. Fiester, A. Caplan, eds. New York: Springer Publishing.   

Caplan, A. 2008. "Denying autonomy in order to create it: The paradox of forcing treatment upon addicts." Addiction 103:1919–21. 

Caplan, A. 2008. "Mind reading: Technological advances catapult mental health to the forefront of ethics debates." American Prospect. June 23.    

Forman, M. 2008. "Lives too soon: a personal view." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 50: 248.