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Promoting human rights in mental healthcare: beyond the ‘Geneva impasse’

Stavert, Jill; Szmukler, George


George Szmukler


The past decade has seen a significant growth in attention to the human rights of persons with disabilities, taken to include mental health conditions. Consequently, challenges to important areas of current psychiatric practice have emerged, with which the profession has, in general, shown limited engagement.

Journal Article Type Editorial
Acceptance Date Jul 18, 2023
Online Publication Date Aug 11, 2023
Publication Date 2023-09
Deposit Date Aug 21, 2023
Publicly Available Date Aug 21, 2023
Journal BJPsych Open
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 9
Issue 5
Article Number e155
Keywords Human rights, psychiatry and law, autonomy, consent and capacity, ethics


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