Capacity and end of life

Reutens S., Peisah C. (2012) Capacity at the end of life: uneasy paternalism (letter) Med J Australia 196 (5): 312.

Ryan CJ (1996) Betting your life: an argument against certain advance directives. Journal of Medical Ethics; 22(2):95-9.

Ryan C.J.(1998) Matters of life and death: the challenge of CPR decision making: how can we improve patient involvement in this complex process? The Medical Journal of Australia; 169(3):124-5.

Ryan CJ (2012) Playing the ferryman: Psychiatry’s role in end-of-life decision-making Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 46(10):932-935.

Capacity and mental health law

CJ Ryan, S Callaghan (2010) Legal and ethical aspects of refusing medical treatment after a suicide attempt: the Wooltorton case in the Australian context The Medical Journal of Australia 193 (4), 239-242

S Callaghan, CJ Ryan (2012) Rising to the human rights challenge in compulsory treatment–new approaches to mental health law in Australia Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 46 (7), 611-620

Eagle K., Ryan C., (2012) Mind the gap: the potentially incapable patient who objects to assessment The Australian Law Journal  86:685-696

Peisah C., Kim SYH, Vollmer-Conna U. (2012) Capacity to consent to research: The evolution and current concepts. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry Journal  4 (4) 219- 227.Capacity and research

 Capacity and suicide

Stewart, C., Peisah, C., Draper B., A test for mental capacity to request assisted suicide Journal of Medical Ethics. 2011 Jan;37(1):34-9.

 Ethics and human rights

C. Katona, E.Chiu, S. Adelman, S.Baloyannis, V. Camus, H.Firmino, D.Gove, T. Ghebrehiwet, N.Graham, I. Icelli, R.Ihl, A. Kalasic, L. Leszek, S.Kim, C. de M. Lima, C. Peisah, N. Tataru, J. Warner (2009) World Psychiatric  Association Section of Old Age Psychiatry Consensus Conference on Ethics and Capacity in old people with mental disorders International Journal Geriatric Psychiatry . 24(12):1319-24.

Peisah C, Forlenza O, Chiu E. Ethics, capacity, and decision-making in the practice of old age psychiatry: an emerging dialogue. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2009 22 (6), pp. 519-521

Peisah C O’Neill N, Brodaty H. (2011) Mental Health and Human Rights in the elderly In Dudley, M., Derrick Silove, D., Gale F. (eds.) Mental health and human rights, Oxford University Press

 General capacity overviews

O’Neill N, Peisah C (2011) Capacity and the law. SydUPLawbk1 (Sydney University Press)

Peisah C. Macnab, J. Mini-legalkit Series 1.1 Capacity and dementia: A guide for General Practitioners in NSW, 2011, ACCEPD and NSW Attorney General and Justice: Sydney.  Updated 2012.

Peisah C. O’Neill N., Macnab J. Verspsaandonck A. (2011) Mini-legalkit Series 1.2 Capacity and dementia: A guide for General Practitioners in Victoria, ACCEPD and NSW Attorney General and Justice: Sydney.

Peisah C. O’Neill N., Macnab J. (2013) Mini-legalkit Series 1.2 Capacity and dementia: A guide for health care, ageing and community workers in Tasmania, ACCEPD and NSW Attorney General and Justice: Sydney

Peisah C. O’Neill N., Macnab J. (2013) Mini-legalkit Series 1.2 Capacity and dementia: A guide for health care, ageing and community workers in South Australia,  ACCEPD and NSW Attorney General and Justice:Sydney

Peisah C, Sorinmade OA, Mitchell L, Hertogh CM. Decisional capacity: toward an inclusionary approach. Int Psychogeriatr. 2013 Oct;25(10):1571-9. doi: 10.1017/S1041610213001014. Epub 2013 Jul 1. No abstract available.

 Informed consent

Rendina N, Brodaty, H, Draper B., Peisah C. Brugue, E. (2009) Substitute consent for nursing home residents prescribed psychotropic medication International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2009 24 (3) 226-231.

 Professional capacity

Peisah C, Wilhelm K. (2007) Physician don’t heal thyself: a descriptive study of impaired older doctorsInternational Psychogeriatrics 19(5):974-84.

Peisah C, Adler RG Williams B (2007) Australian pathways and solutions for dealing with older impaired doctors: a prevention model Internal Medicine Journal 37(12):826-31.

Peisah C, Adler RG Williams B (2008) Reply: impaired older doctors: Internal Medicine Journal 38(6):454-5

Peisah C, Latif E,  Wilhelm K. Williams B. (2009) Secrets to psychological success: why older doctors might have lower psychological distress and burnout than younger doctors Aging and Mental Health 13(2):300-7

Peisah C Gautam M. Goldstein M.  (2009) Medical masters: a pilot study of adaptive ageing in physicians Australasian Journal on Ageing 28(3): 134-138.

Skowronski G., Peisah C. (2012) The greying intensivist – ageing and practice. Med J Australia. 196 (8): 505-507.

Wijeratne C., Peisah C. (2013) Ageing and retirement in psychiatrists: Accepting the challenges of ageing and retirement in ourselves: the need for psychiatrists to adopt a consensus approach.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 47(5): 425-430.

 Relationships and capacity

Peisah C. Brodaty H, Quadrio C. (2006) Family conflict in dementia: prodigal sons & black sheep Int J Ger Psychiatry 21(5):485-492

Peisah C, Brodaty H, Bridger M. (2008) Abuse by marriage: The exploitation of mentally ill older peopleInternational Journal Geriatric Psychiatry 2008 Sep;23(9):883-8.

  Testamentary capacity

Peisah, C.  (2005) Reflections on changes in defining testamentary capacity International Psychogeriatrics 17 (4): 709-712.

Peisah C., Finkel S., Shulman K., Melding P., Luxenberg J., Heinik J., Jacoby R., Reisberg B., Stoppe G., Barker A., Firmino H., Bennett H. for the International Psychogeriatric Association Task Force on Wills and Undue Influence  (2009) The wills of older persons: risk factors for undue influence International Psychogeriatrics 21(1) 7-15.

Shulman K.I., Peisah C., Jacoby R, Heinik J, Finkel S. (2009) Contemporaneous assessment of testamentary capacity A consensus report from the IPA Task Force on testamentary capacity and undue influence International Psychogeriatrics  21(3):433-9.

Liptzin, B. Peisah C., Shulman K. Finkel S. for the International Psychogeriatric Association Task Force on Wills and Testamentary Capacity (2010) Testamentary capacity and delirium International Psychogeriatrics, 22:6, 950–956

Peisah C., Shulman K., (2011) Testamentary capacity In Civil capacities in clinical neuropsychology: research findings and practical applications Ed  Demakis, G, Oxford University Press.