JEMH Open Volume 10, 2017 — 2019

Submissions are welcomed at any time, and if accepted, will be published immediately following the revision process.

The review process will be completed within 1 to 3 months.

Submissions for four sections ("Articles", "Frontline Perspectives", "Benchmark", "Hindsight") will be subject to blind peer review. Other submissions are reviewed by the Editorial Committee.

Table of Contents




i. What Troubles me as a Psychiatrist about the Physician Assisted Suicide Debate in Canada
John Maher MD FRCPC
Publication date: May 25, 2017



i. Call for papers: Mental Health Courts
ii. Call for papers: Disordering Social Inclusion
iii. Call for papers: Ethics and Quality Improvement


Letters to the Editor

i. Futility and MAID
Publication date: June 20, 2017



Peer Reviewed Submissions

i. The Institutionalized Cruelty of Biased Language: From Grand Illusion to Delusion of Normalcy
Izaak L. Williams CSAC
Publication date: June 20, 2017

ii. Refugee Mental Health - A Review of Literature on Treatment, Practices and Recommendations
Lavan Kandiah MSc Candidate
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2018

iii. Call Me by My Name: The Ethics of Properly Addressing Patients
Maureen Muldoon PhD
Publication Date: July 15, 2019

iv. Toward a Spectrum of Moral Harm: A New Paradigm
David Gosling MS NCC
Colleen Grunhaus PhD LPC
Daniel Gutierrez PhD LPC CSAC NCC
Publication Date: July 15, 2019

v. Procedural Informed Consent to Psychoanalysis: the Challenge from Transformative Experience
Christopher Poppe MSc
Publication Date: Nov 25, 2019


Invited Submissions



Frontline Perspectives

Peer Reviewed Submissions

i. Home Safety Issues Experienced by People with Mental Health Conditions: Theoretical reflection on related ethical issues
Marjorie Désormeaux-Moreau, erg, PhD (candidate)
Ginette Aubin PhD OT
Nadine Larivière PhD OT
Publication date: June 20, 2017
ii. Defining the School Counseling Relationship: Confidentiality Revisited
Patrick Akos PhD
Susan Pizzolato
Publication Date: July 7, 2017
iii. Negative Affect Disclosure: Transgressing the Ideological Tyranny of a Taboo Ideal and Violating the Dogmatic Conventions of Counseling Practice
Izaak L. Williams CSAC
Publication date: Dec 20, 2017
iv. Ethical Implications for Digital Feedback in Psychiatric Medications
Matthew Fadus MD
Publication date: June 11, 2018
v. Lies, Deception, and Denial in the Counseling Profession: An Inconvenient Truth
Izaak L. Williams CSAC
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2018
vi. Let’s talk about Sex: Staff Attitudes and Perspectives about Sexual Activity among Forensic Mental Health Clients
Crystal Dieleman PhD, OT Reg(NS)
Michael Ivany MOT, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Chantal Wong MSc(OT), MSc(Physiology), OT Reg(Ont)
Publication Date: Sept 9, 2019

Invited Submissions

i. The Crossroads Chronicles
Publication Date: May 23, 2018



Peer Reviewed Submissions

i. Mental Health Acts in Relation to Ambulatory Patients in Canada: a legal comparison and ethical analysis of Ontario's Community Treatment Order and British Columbia's Extended Leave
Luljeta Pallaveshi
Abraham Rudnick MD PhD
Publication date: June 20, 2017

Invited Submissions




i. How Oliver Sacks put a Human Face on the Science of the Mind
Norman Doidge MD FRCPC
Publication Date: June 20, 2017



i. Putting People First: A Call for Person-First Language to Reduce Stigma of Mental Illness and Addictions
Michelle C. Danda MN RN CPMHN(C)
Publication Date: June 20, 2017



Book and Media Reviews

Film Reviews:

i. Concussion: How Bennet Omalu exposed the worst kept secret in football
Reviewed by: L. Syd M Johnson PhD
Publication Date: June 20, 2017

Book Reviews: