The test of compulsion in mental health law: capacity, therapeutic benefit, and dangerousness as criteria for compulsion

Bartlett, Peter (2003) The test of compulsion in mental health law: capacity, therapeutic benefit, and dangerousness as criteria for compulsion. Medical Law Review, 11 (3). pp. 326-352. ISSN 0967-0742

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Abstract

This paper considers three possible justifications for psychiatric compulsion - dangerousness, capacity and therapeutic benefit.

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Additional Information: This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced pdf of an article accepted for publication in Medical Law Review following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version: Medical Law Review, 11(3) (2003), 326-352, is available online at: http://medlaw.oxfordjournals.org/content/11/3/326
Uncontrolled Keywords: mental health law compulsion dangerousness mental capacity therapeutic benefit psychiatric detention civil committal compulsory treatment
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Law
Depositing User: Bartlett, Peter
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2012 08:59
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2012 08:59
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/1666

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