Workshop: Decision-making competence in health care

2015-09-2913:00 Widerströmska husetCampus SolnaCHE - Centrum för hälso- och sjukvårdsetik

At the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME)

September 29, 13–17, Tomtebodavägen 18 A, Solna, 3rd floor (room: “Engage”)


        Linus Broström & Mats Johansson (Lund University):

Temporizing in the context of surrogate and supported decision making


        Thomas Hartvigsson (University of Gothenburg) :

Informal assessment of decision-making competence:
a common but problematic strategy in adolescent diabetes care?


        Pontus Höglund (Lund University):

Decision-making competence: the invisible cornerstone of forensic psychiatry


            --- --- Coffee break --- ---


        Petter Karlsson (Karolinska Institutet):

Should assessments of decision-making competence be concerned with potential consequences?


        Manne Sjöstrand (Karolinska Institutet/Harvard med. school):

Decision-making capacity as a criterion for involuntary psychiatric treatment


        Torbjörn Tännsjö (Karolinska Institutet/SCAS):

Context-dependent preferences and the right to forgo life-saving treatments


Participation is free of charge; please email Gert Helgesson ( if you intend to come.


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