Ethics in mental Health in resource poor setting: experiences from Nepal

KD Upadhyaya, D Joshi
2014 Journal of Psychiatrists Association of Nepal  
Abitract [ufid udr*"es in science and technolory have conrr]buterl to an increased attention being given to medical ethics .Within ttre health sector questions are being asked aboutttepossible threats to the accepted principles of equity and social justice in the delivery ofcare. The article primarily highlights on the ethics in pqrchiatry. It brings into light a few shortcomings in current ethical issues in day to day psychiatric practice in Nepal and makes valid recommendations It concludes
more » ... ions It concludes that inresource poor developingcormrrits lrteNepal, many factors including lack of resources, lack of skilled professionals and the absence ofbasic laws andregulaions in fte field ofmmtal health, pose serious drawbacks which limit us from fully implementing standard ethical practfu:es.
doi:10.3126/jpan.v1i1.9919 fatcat:thn64wo3wbfe5gkyqt4vkugra4