Advance Directives and the Translation of Human Rights Principles in Mental Health Law-Towards a Contextual Analysis
Penelope June Weller
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law; Monash University - Faculty of Law
In supporting the inclusion of advance directive provisions in revised mental health legislation, the current ACT review offers the opportunity to consider the application of advance directive mechanisms in closer detail than has yet occurred in Australia. This paper provides a comparative analysis of international trends in psychiatric advance directives.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: psychiatric advance directives, human rights, mental health lawworking papers series
Date posted: October 10, 2011
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