Legal Capacity from a Psychosocial Disability Perspective: A Discussion Paper

5 Pages Posted: 5 Jan 2014

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Tina Minkowitz

Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry

Date Written: January 4, 2014

Abstract

This discussion paper addresses the problematic nature of legal capacity as it affects people with psychosocial disabilities and others, focusing in particular on issues of vulnerability and responsibility. It concludes with a project concept that would be tailored to explore these issues.

Keywords: legal capacity, psychosocial disability, supported decision-making

Suggested Citation

Minkowitz, Tina, Legal Capacity from a Psychosocial Disability Perspective: A Discussion Paper (January 4, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2374733 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2374733

Tina Minkowitz (Contact Author)

Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry ( email )

44 Palmer Pond Rd.
Chestertown, NY 12817
United States

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