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Sterilization

*ACOG: Committee Opinion 63, Sterilization of Women Who are Mentally Handicapped. (Sept 1988).

Annas GJ: Sterilization of the mentally retarded: A decision for the courts. Hastings Cent Rep 1981 Aug; 11(4):18-19.

Dickens BM: Retardation and sterilization. Int J Law Psychiatry 1982; 5(3-4):295-318.

Lachance D: In re Grady: The mentally retarded individual's right to choose sterilization. Am J Law Med 1981 Winter; 6(4):559-90.

Rousso A: Sterilization of the mentally retarded. Med Law 1984; 3(4):353-62.

Shain RN; Miller WB; Holden AE: Factors associated with married women's selection of tubal sterilization and vasectomy. Fertil Steril 1985 Feb; 43(2):234-44.

Sobel RJ; Gert B: Definitive birth control and the physician--ethical issues. Isr J Med Sci 1986 Nov; 22(11):841-46.

Soskin RM: Sterilization of the mentally retarded. The rules change but the results remain the same. Med Law 1983; 2(3):267-76.

West NJ: Parens patriae: Judicial authority to order the sterilization of mental incompetents. J Leg Med (Chic) 1981 Dec; 2(4):523-42.


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