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Assessment of capacity to give informed consent for medical assistance in dying: a qualitative study of clinicians' experience.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): CMAJ open [CMAJ Open] 2021 Apr 13; Vol. 9 (2), pp. E358-E363. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Apr 13 (Print Publication: 2021).

Abstract: Background: Under the Canadian Criminal Code , medical assistance in dying (MAiD) requires that patients give informed consent and that their ability to consent is assessed by 2 clinicians. In this study, we intended to understand how Canadian clinicia...

Neuroscience and mental state issues in forensic assessment.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2019 Jul - Aug; Vol. 65, pp. 101437. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Apr 02.

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Abstract: Neuroscience has already changed how the law understands an individual's cognitive processes, how those processes shape behavior, and how bio-psychosocial history and neurodevelopmental approaches provide information, which is critical to understanding...

Older adult mental health law special issue, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2019 Sep - Oct; Vol. 66, pp. 101465. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jul 19.

Mental health, mental capacity, ethics, and the law in the context of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2020 Nov - Dec; Vol. 73, pp. 101632. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Oct 01.

Abstract: The emergence of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in late 2019 and early 2020 presented new and urgent challenges to mental health services and legislators around the world. This special issue of the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry explo...

First prosecution of a Dutch doctor since the Euthanasia Act of 2002: what does the verdict mean?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2020 Feb; Vol. 46 (2), pp. 71-75. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Dec 05.

Abstract: On 11 September 2019, the verdict was read in the first prosecution of a doctor for euthanasia since the Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide (Review Procedures) Act of 2002 was installed in the Netherlands. The case concerned euthanasia...

Positive obligations to protect against deprivation of liberty in the community.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing) [Br J Nurs] 2021 Jan 14; Vol. 30 (1), pp. 78-79.

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Abstract: Richard Griffith , Senior Lecturer in Health Law at Swansea University, discusses the positive obligation to protect vulnerable people from unauthorised deprivations of liberty in various community settings.

Errors and omissions in deprivation of liberty authorisation forms.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing) [Br J Nurs] 2021 Jul 08; Vol. 30 (13), pp. 824-825.

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Abstract: Richard Griffith , Senior Lecturer in Health Law at Swansea University, considers the impact of errors and omissions in the forms required to lawfully authorise a deprivation of liberty under the Mental Health Act 2005.

Canada Should Retain Its Reservation on the United Nation's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie [Can J Psychiatry] 2018 Dec; Vol. 63 (12), pp. 809-812. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 Jun 20.

Abstract: The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2006. When Canada ratified the CRPD, it reserved the right to continue using substitute decision making schemes even if the CRPD was 'interpreted as requirin...

"It's about how much we can do, and not how little we can get away with": Coronavirus-related legislative changes for social care in the United Kingdom.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2020 Sep - Oct; Vol. 72, pp. 101601. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Jun 22.

Abstract: The coronavirus pandemic, referred to here as Covid-19, has brought into sharp focus the increasing divergence of devolved legislation and its implementation in the United Kingdom. One such instance is the emergency health and social care legislation a...

Gillick's third facet: where the child and the doctor agree on treatment of gender dysphoria.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Archives of disease in childhood [Arch Dis Child] 2021 Sep; Vol. 106 (9), pp. 839-840. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Apr 12.

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Abstract: Competing Interests: Competing interests: None declared.

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