Ron Berghmans

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Publications

  1. doi Choosing to limit choice: Self-binding directives in Dutch mental health care
    Ron Berghmans
    Maastricht University, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Dept of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Law Psychiatry 35:11-8. 2012
  2. pmc Coercion and pressure in psychiatry: lessons from Ulysses
    Guy Widdershoven
    Maastricht University, Department of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Research School Caphri, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 33:560-3. 2007
  3. ncbi Physician-assisted suicide in psychiatry and loss of hope
    Ron Berghmans
    Department of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Caphri, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Law Psychiatry 36:436-43. 2013
  4. pmc On the biomedicalization of alcoholism
    Ron Berghmans
    Department of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Theor Med Bioeth 30:311-21. 2009
  5. doi "We are also normal humans, you know?" Views and attitudes of juvenile delinquents on antisocial behavior, neurobiology and prevention
    Dorothee Horstkötter
    Maastricht University, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health, Ethics and Society, Postbox 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Law Psychiatry 35:289-97. 2012

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Publications5

  1. doi Choosing to limit choice: Self-binding directives in Dutch mental health care
    Ron Berghmans
    Maastricht University, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Dept of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Law Psychiatry 35:11-8. 2012
    ..It is argued that too many detailed rules are a threat to increasing patient empowerment...
  2. pmc Coercion and pressure in psychiatry: lessons from Ulysses
    Guy Widdershoven
    Maastricht University, Department of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Research School Caphri, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 33:560-3. 2007
    ..Finally, an intervention requires a context of care and responsibility, along with good communication and fair treatment before, during and after the use of coercion and pressure...
  3. ncbi Physician-assisted suicide in psychiatry and loss of hope
    Ron Berghmans
    Department of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Caphri, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Law Psychiatry 36:436-43. 2013
    ..It is argued that offering PAS to a patient with a mental illness who suffers unbearably, enduringly and without prospect of relief does not necessarily imply taking away hope and can be ethically acceptable. ..
  4. pmc On the biomedicalization of alcoholism
    Ron Berghmans
    Department of Health, Ethics and Society Metamedica, Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Theor Med Bioeth 30:311-21. 2009
    ..The focus in the scientific and public debate should not be on some massive "biomedicalization objection" but on the various concerns underlying what is framed in terms of the biomedicalization of alcoholism...
  5. doi "We are also normal humans, you know?" Views and attitudes of juvenile delinquents on antisocial behavior, neurobiology and prevention
    Dorothee Horstkötter
    Maastricht University, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health, Ethics and Society, Postbox 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Law Psychiatry 35:289-97. 2012
    ..The range of patterns of thought of juvenile delinquents is of great heuristic value and may lead to subsequent research that could further enhance our understanding of these patterns...