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Refusing Care Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

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ISBN-10: 0226733971

ISBN-13: 9780226733975

Edition: 2002

Authors: Elyn R. Saks

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Description:

Focusing on overinterventionist approaches, 'Refusing Care' asks when, if ever, the mentally ill should be treated against their will. Saks proposes standards that, as much as possible, should apply equally to non-mentally ill and mentally ill people.
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Doctors and Lawyers: Why Can't We All Just Get Along?
Mental Illness: Making Myths or Genuine Disorders?
Civil Commitment: How Civil?
The Right to Refuse Medication: When Can I Just Say No?
Seclusion: The Path of Least Resistance?
Mechanical Restraints: Loosening the Bonds
Incompetency and Impairment: Choices Made, Choices Denied
Self-Binding: Ulysses at the Mast
Conclusion
Notes
References
Index