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Helping young people ‘a speciality’

Nurses working with children and adolescents fear the low profile of their work may mean less experienced workers are used in their place. Mardi Chapman reports. Despite recent and significant expansion of mental health initiatives such as headspace centres, there ...

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Anorexics force legal decision

The courts can face a real dilemma, legally and ethically, when it comes to patients with a life-threatening eating disorder. By Scott Trueman. A highly cherished ethical principle that courts jealously guard is that of autonomy; the patient's right to ...

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