Developments in Mental Health Law

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 1, January-June

Patient Decisions and Psychiatric Hospitals: Quandaries of the Patient Self Determination Act
The Patient Self Determination Act (PSDA) (1) went into effect on December 1, 1991. The Act includes an informational requirement mandating that, upon admission to a hospital, nursing home, or hospice, or upon enrollment in a health maintenance organization...


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