Professor of Medical Ethics
Niklas Juth is full Professor of Medical Ethics. The chair has a clinical focus and is funded jointly by Uppsala University and the region. He joined Uppsala University after a long career at Karolinska Institutet, where he has been working as a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor of medical ethics at the Department of Learning, Management and Ethics. His research is focused on the ethical dilemmas that arise in the intersection of political philosophy and medical ethics. In particular questions concerning autonomy and justice in health care. In recent years, his research has been focused on compulsory care in both psychiatric and somatic settings. He has also worked with priorities in relation to orphan drugs, and issues relating to end-of-life care and screening.
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Patients with borderline personality disorder and the effects of compulsory admissions on self-harm behaviour: a questionnaire study
Part of Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, p. 498-505, 2023.
Part of Journal of Medical Ethics, 2023.
Part of Bioethics, p. 668-673, 2023.
Part of Clinical Ethics, 2023.
Part of BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 2022.
Part of Theoria, p. 1063-1065, 2022.
Part of Utilitas, p. 209-224, 2022.
Hospital staff at most psychiatric clinics in Stockholm experience that patients who self-harm have too long hospital stays, with ensuing detrimental effects
Part of Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, p. 287-294, 2022.
Part of Journal of Academic Ethics, 2022.
Psychiatrists' motives for compulsory care of patients with borderline personality disorder: a questionnaire study
Part of Clinical Ethics, p. 377-390, 2022.