Nota a Cass., Sez. VI pen., sentenza n. 18504 del 15 febbraio - 15 maggio 2012

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Note to Cass., Sec. VI pen., Sentence no. 18504 of February 15 - May 15, 2012

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Abstract

[Autom. eng. transl.] With the ruling in question, the Court of Cassation establishes that in the case of voluntary health treatment, the conditions for the protraction of the psychiatric patient's hospitalization and to have an obligatory medical treatment are not present, the psychiatrist cannot hold the patient against his will in Hospital. The request for mandatory medical treatment for mental illness, in fact, is legitimate only if there are psychic alterations such as to require urgent therapeutic interventions, if they are not accepted by the patient and if the conditions that allow the adoption of timely and appropriate extra health measures do not exist. -ospedaliere. In the absence of such assumptions and therapeutic purposes, the psychiatrist who resigns the patient does not commit the crime of omission of official duties.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Note to Cass., Sec. VI pen., Sentence no. 18504 of February 15 - May 15, 2012
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)1707-1711
Number of pages5
JournalRIVISTA ITALIANA DI MEDICINA LEGALE E DEL DIRITTO IN CAMPO SANITARIO
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • malattia mentale
  • omissione atti d'ufficio
  • posizione di garanzia
  • trattamento sanitario obbligatorio

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