Ethical and professional challenges in mental health care in low- and middle-income countries.

@article{Hanlon2010EthicalAP,
  title={Ethical and professional challenges in mental health care in low- and middle-income countries.},
  author={Charlotte Hanlon and Markos Tesfaye and Dawit Wondimagegn and Teshome Shibre},
  journal={International review of psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={245-51}
}
Mental health practitioners in low- and middle-income countries (LAMICs) face particular ethical and professional challenges in their day-to-day clinical practice. A systematic review of the published literature from all LAMICs identified 42 relevant articles. The majority of papers dealt with violations of individual autonomy, particularly in the context of involuntary admission, use of electro-convulsive therapy and the lack of information given to patients about prescribed psychotropic… CONTINUE READING

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