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    'Radical Interpretation' and the Assessment of Decision‐Making Capacity.Natalie F. Banner & George Szmukler - 2013 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 30 (4):379-394.
    The assessment of patients' decision-making capacity (DMC) has become an important area of clinical practice, and since it provides the gateway for a consideration of non-consensual treatment, has major ethical implications. Tests of DMC such as under the Mental Capacity Act (2005) for England and Wales aim at supporting autonomy and reducing unwarranted paternalism by being ‘procedural’, focusing on how the person arrived at a treatment decision. In practice, it is difficult, especially in problematic or borderline cases, to avoid a (...)
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    When Psychiatric Diagnosis Becomes an Overworked Tool.George Szmukler - 2014 - Journal of Medical Ethics 40 (8):517-520.
    A psychiatric diagnosis today is asked to serve many functions—clinical, research, medicolegal, delimiting insurance coverage, service planning, defining eligibility for state benefits , as well as providing rallying points for pressure groups and charities. These contexts require different notions of diagnosis to tackle the particular problem such a designation is meant to solve. In a number of instances, a ‘status’ definition is employed to tackle what is more appropriately seen as requiring a ‘functional’ approach . In these instances, a diagnosis (...)
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    Anorexia Nervosa as a ‘Passion’—or an ‘Addiction’.George Szmukler - 2013 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 20 (4):371-374.
  4. A Mental Health Law for Low and Middle Income Countries.John Dawson, Rowena Daw, Adarsh Tripathi & George Szmukler - 2nd ed. 2015 - In Adarsh Tripathi & Jitendra Kumar Trivedi (eds.), Mental Health in South Asia: Ethics, Resources, Programs and Legislation. Springer Verlag.
     
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  5. Effect of Joint Crisis Plans on Use of Compulsory Treatment in Psychiatry.Claire Henderson, Chris Flood, Morven Leese, Graham Thornicroft, Kim Sutherby & George Szmukler - 2006 - In Stephen A. Green & Sidney Bloch (eds.), An Anthology of Psychiatric Ethics. Oxford University Press.
     
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  6. Community Psychiatry.George Szmukler - 2008 - In Sidney Bloch & Stephen A. Green (eds.), Psychiatric Ethics. Oxford University Press.