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Hunger strikes in prison: a legal perspective for psychiatrists

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dc.contributor.author Gulati, Gautam
dc.contributor.author Whelan, D.
dc.contributor.author Spain, Eimear
dc.contributor.author Meagher, David
dc.contributor.author Dunne, Colum P.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-25T16:26:58Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-25T16:26:58Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7722
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Hunger strikes in a custodial setting are complex to manage clinically, with associated legal and ethical complexities. Hunger strikes in Irish prisons have received, and are likely to continue to be the focus of, considerable media attention. Whilst there is an internationally accepted consensus ethical position, there is limited legal guidance available for psychiatrists to draw upon in such cases. In this paper, we review recent case-law and discuss the legal considerations in the management of prisoners on hunger strike. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine;
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ipm.2017.61
dc.rights Material on these pages is copyright Cambridge University Press or reproduced with permission from other copyright owners. It may be downloaded and printed for personal reference, but not otherwise copied, altered in any way or transmitted to others (unless explicitly stated otherwise) without the written permission of Cambridge University Press. Hypertext links to other Web locations are for the convenience of users and do not constitute any endorsement or authorisation by Cambridge University Press. en_US
dc.subject detainee en_US
dc.subject hunger strike en_US
dc.subject law en_US
dc.subject prison en_US
dc.title Hunger strikes in prison: a legal perspective for psychiatrists en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-03-25T16:18:00Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.identifier.doi doi:10.1017/ipm.2017.61
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2710253
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Irish Journal Of Psychological Medicine
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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