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Mentally Incompetent Patients

Beck JC; Staffin RD: Patients' competency to give informed consent to medication. Hosp Community Psychiatry 1986 Apr; 37(4):400-2.

Drane JF: Competency to give an informed consent. A model for making clinical assessments. JAMA 1984 Aug 17; 252(7):925-27.

Dyer AR; Bloch S: Informed consent and the psychiatric patient. J Med Ethics 1987 Mar; 13(1):12-16.

Hes JP; Hecht P; Levy A: Some psychological and legal considerations in the determination of incompetence in the elderly. Med Law 1988; 7(2):151-59.

Hipshman L: Defining a clinically useful model for assessing competence to consent to treatment. Bull Am Acad Psychiatry Law 1987; 15(3):235-45.

Irwin M; Lovitz A; Marder SR; Mintz J; Winslade WJ; Van Putten T; Mills MJ: Psychotic patients' understanding of informed consent. Am J Psychiatry 1985 Nov; 142(11): 1351-54.

Kemna DJ: Current status of institutionalized mental health patients' right to refuse psychotropic drugs. J Leg Med (Chic) 1985 Mar; 6(1):107-38.

Mann L; Whall A: Informed consent and the deinstitutionalized patient. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 1984 Jan; 22(1):22-27.

Munetz MR; Lidz CW; Meisel A: Informed consent and incompetent medical patients. J Fam Pract 1985 Mar; 20(3):273-79.

Ratzan RM: Informed consent from the mentally incompetent elderly. Postgrad Med 1986 Oct; 80(5):81-88.

Sadoff RL: Competence and informed consent. New Dir Ment Health Serv 1985 Mar; 25:25-34.

Schwartz HI; Blank K: Shifting competency during hospitalization: A model for informed consent decisions. Hosp Community Psychiatry 1986 Dec; 37(12):1256-60.

Tancredi L: Competency for informed consent: Conceptual limits of empirical data. Int J Law Psychiatry 1982; 5(1):51-63.


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