Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2012

Supporting Her Autonomy: The Obligations of Guardians and Physicians in Adolescents’ Refusals of Care


Jennifer K. Walter


The Journal of Clinical Ethics 23, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 56-9.


This commentary on “Her Own Decision: Impairment and Authenticity in Adolescence” by Campbell, Derrington, Hester, and Lew adds further consideration of obligations for guardians and physicians of minors who struggle in making serious decisions regarding medical treatment.


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