mentally capable

See: competent
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A WOMAN has persuaded a judge that her 50-year-old mother - who wants to die because she thinks she has lost her "sparkle" - is mentally capable of deciding to refuse medical treatment in hospital.
A daughter has persuaded a judge that her 50-year-old mother - who wants to die - is mentally capable of deciding to refuse medical treatment in hospital.
AN ill 50-year-old grandmother, who led a glamorous lifestyle but wants to die because she thinks that she has lost her "sparkle", is mentally capable of deciding to refuse medical treatment, a judge has ruled.
It seems the quote is based purely on my age as I am physically and mentally capable of driving.
Sometimes people would call me a retard and it was very hurtful,' she says, 'A lot of people see a face that's different and assume that I'm not mentally capable either.
It's way past time for police chiefs, military commanders and airline executives to accept their responsibility of assuring the public that those individuals under their supervision are physically and mentally capable of doing their jobs.
He told online music magazine The Quietus that UKIP leader Nigel Farage "doesn't look like he could be mentally capable of running a corner shop, far less a f*** country".
Next of kin waiver--If one is not established, you should require a signed document from your client giving you permission to notify a family member or other trusted friend or contact and allowing that person to act on the client's behalf in the event your client is no longer physically or mentally capable of making sound financial decisions.
Proof that Tsarnaev was not mentally capable of fully understanding his actions, known as the "insanity defense," could also reduce his odds of being convicted.
I am of the opinion that in not protecting the boundaries of a child's capabilities that progress throughout a child's development, a child can be placed in situations that require that child to be more than they are physically and mentally capable of being.
We have to set our standards high, winning is everything and I need to understand if they are mentally capable of dealing with that.
Mum Sharon had to submit a bundle of certificates from doctors, osteopaths and Kristen's sports psychologist to prove that Kristen was physically and mentally capable of completing the races.