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Families and New Medical Dilemmas - Capacity to Make Decisions


Michael Gunn


Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Staffordshire University

John Bellhouse


Professor of Law, Head of the Department of Academic Legal Studies and Associate Dean of Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University

Isabel Clare


Research Fellow, Section of Developmental Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Tony Holland


Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Peter Watson


Statistician, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge

2001

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 383-398, 2001

Abstract:     
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

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Date posted: June 24, 2012  

Suggested Citation

Gunn, Michael and Bellhouse, John and Clare, Isabel and Holland, Tony and Watson, Peter, Families and New Medical Dilemmas - Capacity to Make Decisions (2001). Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 383-398, 2001. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2089462

Contact Information

Michael Gunn (Contact Author)
Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Staffordshire University ( email )
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire ST4 2DF
United States
John Bellhouse
Professor of Law, Head of the Department of Academic Legal Studies and Associate Dean of Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University ( email )
Burton Street
Nottingham NG1 4BU
United Kingdom
Isabel Clare
Research Fellow, Section of Developmental Psychiatry, University of Cambridge ( email )
King's Parade
Cambridge, CB3 0DS
United Kingdom
Tony Holland
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge ( email )
King's Parade
Cambridge, CB3 0DS
United Kingdom
Peter Watson
Statistician, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge ( email )
King's Parade
Cambridge, CB3 0DS
United Kingdom
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