Children's consent to treatmentBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6944.1637 (Published 18 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1637
- A Clark
- Irwin Unit for Young People, Joseph Sheldon Hospital, Birmingham B45
EDITOR, - In their editorial on the capacity of children and young people to consent to medical treatment J P H Shield and J D Baum make no reference to young people suffering from mental disorders.1 Children and young people may present, though not commonly, with severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression, and anorexia nervosa. Each of …
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