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Psychiatric Advance Directives

Psychiatric Advance Directives

 

  

http://www.nrc-pad.org/

 

Psychiatric advance directives are relatively new legal instruments that may be used to document a competent person’s specific instructions or preferences regarding future mental health treatment.  Psychiatric advance directives can be used to plan for the possibility that someone may lose capacity to give or withhold informed consent to treatment during acute episodes of psychiatric illness.

 

 

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http://www.bazelon.org/ 

 

Bazelon Center