Families and New Medical Dilemmas - Capacity to Make Decisions
Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Staffordshire University
Professor of Law, Head of the Department of Academic Legal Studies and Associate Dean of Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University
Research Fellow, Section of Developmental Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
Statistician, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge
Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 383-398, 2001
This article seeks to address a number of issues in relation to the capacity of adults to make decisions, drawing on recent empirical research undertaken by the authors, and to assess the relevance of some of the outcomes to issues that, it is hoped, will be of interest to family lawyers.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16
Keywords: child law, family law, capacity, decision making, medical dilemmas
Date posted: June 24, 2012
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