Ethical challenges in mental health research among internally displaced people: ethical theory and research implementation

@inproceedings{Siriwardhana2013EthicalCI,
  title={Ethical challenges in mental health research among internally displaced people: ethical theory and research implementation},
  author={Chesmal Siriwardhana and A. M. N. T. Adikari and Kaushalya Jayaweera and Athula Sumathipala},
  booktitle={BMC medical ethics},
  year={2013}
}
Millions of people undergo displacement in the world. Internally displaced people (IDP) are especially vulnerable as they are not protected by special legislation in contrast to other migrants. Research conducted among IDPs must be correspondingly sensitive in dealing with ethical issues that may arise. Muslim IDPs in Puttalam district in the North-Western province of Sri Lanka were initially displaced from Northern Sri Lanka due to the conflict in 1991. In the backdrop of a study exploring the… CONTINUE READING