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Right to Refuse Treatment : Impact of Rivers

@inproceedings{CicconeRightTR,
  title={Right to Refuse Treatment : Impact of Rivers},
  author={J. Richard Ciccone and John F. Tokoli and Colleen D. Clements and Thomas E. Gift}
}
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La judiciarisation du traitement du malade psychiatrique inapte qui refuse catégoriquement de consentir
Psychiatrists in particular face a cliinical, legal and social dilemma in treating their patients who are likely to categorically oppose treatment. This article illustrates this dilemma in the

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