Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 43–45 | Cite as

Treatment Refusal in Anorexia Nervosa: The Hardest of Cases

Commentary on “Anorexia Nervosa: The Diagnosis: A Postmodern Ethics Contribution to the Bioethics Debate on Involuntary Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa” by Sacha Kendall


Anorexia nervosa Decision-making capacity Substituted decisions Supported decisions Treatment refusal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Discipline of Psychiatry and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in MedicineUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryWestmead HospitalWestmeadAustralia
  3. 3.Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in MedicineUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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