Ethics Talk: How to Share Decision Making With People Experiencing Mental Illness


Mental illnesses can affect some patients’ capacity to make decisions. Even so, many of these patients retain insight and should be invited to engage in shared decision making about their health care. Dr Laura Guidry-Grimes joins us to discuss how clinicians can assess whether and which decisions can be shared with people experiencing mental illness.


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