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Overvaluing autonomous decision making

Lepping, P. and Raveesh, B.N. (2015) Overvaluing autonomous decision making. British Journal of Psychiatry, 204. pp. 1-2. DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.113.129833

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Abstract

Current capacity-based legislation and practice overvalues autonomy to the detriment of other ethical principles. A balanced ethical approach would consider the patient�s right to treatment, their relationships and interactions with society and not solely the patient�s right to liberty and autonomous decision-making.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2015 02:32
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2015 02:50
ISSN: 0007-1250
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/3716
Identification Number: DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.113.129833
Publisher: British Psychological Society and The Royal College of Psychiatrists
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