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The test of compulsion in mental health law: capacity, therapeutic benefit, and dangerousness as criteria for compulsion

Bartlett, Peter

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Peter Bartlett peter.bartlett@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

This paper considers three possible justifications for psychiatric compulsion - dangerousness, capacity and therapeutic benefit.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2003
Journal Medical Law Review
Print ISSN 0967-0742
Electronic ISSN 0967-0742
Publisher Oxford University Press (OUP)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 11
Issue 3
APA6 Citation Bartlett, P. (2003). The test of compulsion in mental health law: capacity, therapeutic benefit, and dangerousness as criteria for compulsion. Medical Law Review, 11(3), doi:10.1093/medlaw/11.3.326
DOI https://doi.org/10.1093/medlaw/11.3.326
Keywords mental health law
compulsion
dangerousness
mental capacity
therapeutic benefit
psychiatric detention
civil committal
compulsory treatment
Publisher URL http://medlaw.oxfordjournals.org/content/11/3/326
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf
Additional Information This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced pdf of an article accepted for publication in Medical Law Review following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version: Medical Law Review, 11(3) (2003), 326-352, is available online at: http://medlaw.oxfordjournals.org/content/11/3/326

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