Opinion on compensation on harms caused by lobotomy, 15.11.2000
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The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health asked ETENE an opinion of monetary compensation on harms caused by lobotomy. A couple of years earlier Norway decided to pay an equal sum of money to all patients that had had a lobotomy operation. ETENE discussed the topic in three meetings, and asked one of the deputy members, Dr. jur. Raimo Pekkanen, an expert statement about the legal aspects of this issue. The expert statement of Dr. Raimo Pekkanen can be obtained from ETENEin Finnish.
Opinion on involuntary treatments in psychiatry, 30.6.2000
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The Council of Europe and the Working Group of Psychiatry of the Steering Committee on Bioethics asked its member states and opinion on White Paper on Psychiatry. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health asked ETENE to give its comments on issues in the "White Paper".