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Advance Directives in Various Countries

Psychiatric Advance Directives can be a very important and effective tool to combat forced drugging and other forced psychiatric "treatment."   PsychRights has at least some information on Psychiatric Advance Directives in the following countries:

There is a good discussion  of Advance Directives, by the Australian Mental Health Legal Centre and there are a couple of chapters about Psychiatric Advance Directives in the soon-to-be published book, Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry: "Upholding psychiatric advance directives: 'The rights of a flea,'" by Laura Ziegler and "Advance directives: A step towards self-help" by Miriam Krücke.

Last modified 7/16/2007
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