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Psychiatric advance directives, a possible way to overcome coercion and promote empowerment.

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Psychiatric advance directives (ADs) allow an individual to state their preferences for future treatment at times when they may be unable to make considered decisions. There are differences in their form and legal value and the process associated with their use and completion. Several studies have now been completed to assess the impact of ADs on service use and coercion. Their results give a mixed picture but directives nevertheless have the potential to support the empowerment process, mini...

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10.3389/fpubh.2014.00037

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Journal:
Frontiers in public health
Volume:
2
Pages:
37
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
2296-2565
URN:
uuid:c8da3b10-6e04-43d0-a3fd-1c77ac4a1e5e
Source identifiers:
465310
Local pid:
pubs:465310

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