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Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability (2018)
Journal Article
Bielby, P. (2018). Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability. International journal of law in context, International Journal of Law in Context, 2018(Not yet assigned), 1-17. doi:10.1017/S1744552318000149

In this article, I develop the basis of a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability. In Section 1, I conceptualise mental health vulnerability by integrating a universal understanding of vulnerability with a subjective-evaluative, psychos... Read More

Ulysses arrangements in psychiatric treatment : towards proposals for their use based on 'sharing' legal capacity (2012)
Journal Article
Bielby, P. (2014). Ulysses arrangements in psychiatric treatment : towards proposals for their use based on 'sharing' legal capacity. Health Care Analysis, 22(2), (114-142). doi:10.1007/s10728-012-0215-2. ISSN 1065-3058

A ‘Ulysses arrangement' (UA) is an agreement where a patient may arrange for psychiatric treatment or non-treatment to occur at a later stage when she expects to change her mind. In this article, I focus on ‘competence-insensitive' UAs, which raise t... Read More