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Explorations of the Relationship Between the right to Make Decisions and Moral Responsibility in Healthcare


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Title: Explorations of the Relationship Between the right to Make Decisions and Moral Responsibility in Healthcare
Authors: Hartvigsson, Thomas
E-mail: thomas.hartvigsson@gu.se
Issue Date: 18-Nov-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Humanities
Institution: Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science ; Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori
Parts of work: I. Hartvigsson, T., Munthe, C., & Forsander, G. (2018). Error-Trawling and Fringe Decision Competence: Ethical Hazards in Monitoring and Address Patient Decision Capacity in Clinical Practice. Clinical Ethics, 13(3), 126-136. https://doi.org/10.1177/1477750917749955

II. Munthe, C., El-Alti, L., Hartvigsson, T., & Nijsingh, N. (2018). Disputing with Patients in Person-Centered Care: Ethical Aspects in Standard Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Public Health. Journal of Argumentation in Context, 7(2), 231-244 https://doi.org/10.1075/jaic.18022.mun

III. Hartvigsson, T. and Munthe, C. (manuscript) Responsibilities in Change: Modelling Parental Authority and Children's Autonomy

IV. Hartvigsson, T. (submitted) Between Punishment and Care: Autonomous Offenders Who Commit Crimes Under the Influence of Mental Disorder.
Date of Defence: 2020-12-11
Disputation: December 11, 2020, at 1:15 p.m., in J222, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6, Gothenburg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: 0283-2380
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Keywords: autonomy
moral responsibility
informed consent
adolescence
family
mental disorder
ethics
criminal responsibility
bioethics
medical ethics
healthcare
Abstract: People intuitively think that there is a strong connection between having a right to make decisions and to be morally responsible for those decisions. This thesis explores the relationship between these notions in the context of healthcare. The exploration particularly focuses on what I call fringe decisional agents, e.g. adolescents and people who suffer from mental disorder, who have uncertain decision-making competence and exist at the intersection of different institutions. I argue th... more
ISBN: 978-91-7963-042-3
978-91-7963-043-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/64918
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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