mentally incapacitated

mentally incapacitated

adjective Referring to a person rendered temporarily incapable of appraising or controlling his or her conduct due to the influence of a narcotic, anaesthetic or other substance administered to that person without his or her consent, or due to any other act committed upon the person without consent.

mentally incapacitated

Forensic psychology adjective Referring to a person rendered temporarily incapable of appraising or controlling his/her conduct due to the influence of a narcotic, anesthetic or other substance administered to that person without the person's consent, or due to any other act committed upon that person without the person's consent. See Date-rape.
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If a person was to become mentally incapacitated or brain-dead or in coma, potentially bank accounts, mortgage accounts and businesses could come to a halt, especially if two signatures are required to operate the account.
The form allows individuals to express specific advance health care directives and/or appoint a proxy to make health care decisions on their behalf should they become mentally incapacitated in the future.
White mass shooters are largely treated by law enforcement and the media as mentally incapacitated whereas minority offenders are criminalised, often disproportionately.
Even within a partnership, a mentally incapacitated partner can cause problems for the business, notwithstanding the impact which this can have on the individual and their family's personal financial position.
Should one become mentally incapacitated before making a lasting power of attorney, the Act allows the court to appoint a deputy to make decisions.
A severe paralysis attack that physically immobilized and reportedly mentally incapacitated the dictator gave detractors in the army, and his political opponents, an opportunity to join hands to force him out from a rule that had ruined the nation, brought it to the verge of disintegration, a hole in which it ultimately landed.Instructed by their parent organizations in Karachi, the so-proclaimed pro-China NSF decided to raise the banner of revolt in November 1068 against Ayub's nationwide celebrations of his ten-year dictatorship.
"We also have a duty to protect the public, as an attorney who is mentally incapacitated can wreak havoc for a client and the court system.
The guidelines say that any Indian Muslim citizen ''can apply for the pilgrimage, except those who do not have the mental or physical health to perform the pilgrimage, persons whose legs are amputated, who are crippled, handicapped, lunatic or otherwise physically or mentally incapacitated.''
We may recall that a Maranao leader, during a congressional session on martial law extension, narrated 'true' accounts of human rights abuses committed against rescued civilians by some 'uniformed personnel.' There were stories about pouring hot water on the hand of a 20-year-old mentally incapacitated individual and a certain woman who 'had to take off her clothes' in a crowded evacuation center.
The person who has actually suffered the violence must give written consent for the application to be made by someone else, unless this person is: a minor (under the age of 21), a mentally incapacitated person, an unconscious person, a person who is regularly under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or a person who is at risk of such serious physical harm that the court may approve an application without that person's consent.
[7] Alternatively, persons appointed by patients in writing before becoming mentally incapacitated may be authorised to give consent.
The draft law identifies any Kuwaiti citizen above the age of 65 to be an elderly person, however it differentiates between an elderly person capable of independent living and one who does not have the wherewithal to do so, or is physically or mentally incapacitated. The draft law provides numerous advantages enabling the elderly to secure their needs with ease and dignity, including the requirement that senior citizen cards be issued to them with which they could obtain government or public services without any hassle.