Friday, March 16, 2007

Right to be psychotic

Dr. David Fennell, the outgoing Atascadero medical director, in today's LA Times:
A lot of times, a family will say: 'Please treat our son. He's ill.'"And I say: 'I'm sorry. I can't.' I know it's the best thing for him medically. But as a society we have decided you have the constitutional right to be very psychotic and medically ill — and miserable."

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