Advance Directives in Mental Health
Theory, Practice and EthicseBook - 2007
An advance directive is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent to treatment, or making informed choices about treatment, at some future time. Advance Directives in Mental Health is a comprehensive and accessible guide for mental health professionals advising service users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all ideological, legal and medical aspects of advance directives. Jacqueline Atkinson explains their origins and significance in the context of mental health legislation.
Publisher: London ; 2007. Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (215 pages)