Ethical Principles in Psychiatry: The Declarations of Hawaii and Madrid

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Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 45)

Abstract

The Declarations of Hawaii and Madrid are the first international declarations on the ethical obligations of psychiatrists, specifically elaborated by and for psychiatrists. Thereby, they responded to ethical challenges provoked by profound societal changes in which the patient–physician-relationship and their acting is embedded. Their development over the last 30 years as well as their content will be described.

Keywords

Mental Health Care Ethical Principle World Medical Association Mental Health Assessment General Assembly Resolution 
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Abbreviations

DNA

Desoxiribonucleid Acid

DRG

Diagnose-Related Groups

ENMESH

European Network for Mental Health Service Evaluation

NGO

Non-Governmental Organisation

WHO

World Health Organisation

WMA

World Medical Association

WPA

World Psychiatric Association

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Health Services of OsloOsloNorway

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