Self-Binding Advance Directives

February 20, 2017

In this episode we are joined by Dr Tania Gergel. Tania is a Wellcome Trust Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow with a background in medical ethics and ancient philosophy working with the Mental Health and Justice Group at King's College London. This group are developing a model of self-binding advance directives for people who have Bipolar Affective Disorder. In this epsiode we discuss ethical, philsophical and clinical issues that arise when we think about how fluctations in mental state might effect our capacity and how we can 'self-bind' our future selves. 


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