Resisting the siren call of individualism in pediatric decision-making and the role of relational interests.

Abstract

The siren call of individualism is compelling. And although we have recognized its dangerous allure in the realm of adult decision-making, it has had profound and yet unnoticed dangerous effects in pediatric decision-making as well. Liberal individualism as instantiated in the best interest standard conceptualizes the child as independent and unencumbered… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jmp/jht060

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