Toward a Pure Best Interests Model of Proxy Decision Making for Incompetent Psychiatric Patients
Weisstub, David N.
International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 1998 Winter; 21(1): 1-30.
Advance Directives; Autonomy; Beneficence; Coercion; Common Good; Competence; Constitutional Law; Consent; Decision Making; Drugs; Family Members; Goals; Government; Informed Consent; Institutionalized Persons; Judicial Action; Law; Paternalism; Patient Care; Patients; Physicians; Proxy; Psychiatry; Psychoactive Drugs; Review; Risks and Benefits; Standards; State Interest; Third Party Consent; Time Factors; Treatment Refusal; Uncertainty; Values; Wills;
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