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    The problem of mental capacity in self-harming Egosyntonic Disorder

    Kong, Camillia (2019) The problem of mental capacity in self-harming Egosyntonic Disorder. In: Herring, Jonathan and Campos, Thana and Phillips, Andelka M. (eds.) Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198796558.

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    Abstract

    Bokk aynopsis: With advances in personalised medicine, the field of medical law is being challenged and transformed. The nature of the doctor-patient relationship is shifting as patients simultaneously become consumers. The regulation of emerging technologies is being thrown into question, and we face new challenges in the context of global pandemics. This volume identifies significant questions and issues underlying the philosophy of medical law. It brings together leading philosophers, legal theorists, and medical specialists to discuss these questions in two parts. The first part deals with key foundational theories, and the second addresses a variety of topical issues, including euthanasia, abortion, and medical privacy. The wide range of perspectives and topics on offer provide a vital introduction to the philosophical underpinnings of medical law.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Camillia Kong
    Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2020 19:07
    Last Modified: 17 Jan 2020 06:45
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/25443

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