Title

Decisional Capacity Among Minors With HIV: A Model for Balancing Autonomy Rights With the Need for Protection

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

Tiffany Chenneville

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Date Issued

2010-01-01

Date Available

2011-09-28

Abstract

The purpose of this article is threefold: (a) to describe the relevant ethical and legal issues associated with decisional capacity among minors and to discuss the importance of these concepts for children and adolescents living with HIV, (b) to provide a framework for assessing the decisional capacity of children and adolescents with HIV, and (c) to present a model for thinking about how to use this assessment data to guide action along the protection-autonomy continuum.

Comments

Abstract only. Full-text article is available only through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in Ethics & Behavior, 20(2), 83-94. Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.

Language

en_US

Publisher

Taylor & Francis Group LLC

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.