Chapter 11. Legal, Ethical and Due Process Issues

  1. Philip W. Davidson,
  2. Vee P. Prasher and
  3. Matthew P. Janicki
  1. Celia B. Fisher,
  2. Christine D. Cea,
  3. Philip W. Davidson and
  4. Nancy N. Cain

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch11

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

How to Cite

Davidson, P. W., Prasher, V. P. and Janicki, M. P. (2003) Legal, Ethical and Due Process Issues, in Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101646

Online ISBN: 9780470776179

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Keywords:

  • legal issues;
  • psychiatric symptoms;
  • challenging behaviors;
  • psychoactive medicines;
  • regulatory organizations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Informed consent, proxy consent and right to refuse treatment

  • Drugs used for non-approved applications with adults with ID

  • Diagnostic-based pharmacological treatment

  • Summary

  • References