Ethical problems in mental health practice.
In each country there are ethical standards for psychotherapy practice and research ; nonetheless, these standards are likely to address different as well as similar issues and be enforced in a variety of ways.
It behooves all mental health professionals to be thoroughly conversant with both their own discipline's Code of Ethics as well as any regulations promulgated by state, regional and/or national licensing/certification bodies and the penalties for violation of same.
This presentation will consider some of the major ethical concerns which come to the fore across countries, like handling dual relationships ; the impropriety of sexual interactions with patients ; confidentiality, informed consent and limits to confidentiality ; as well as the quandary confronted when ethical principles and legal dictates conflict.
A multicultural, multinational perspective is utilized to the extent possible.
Mots-clés Pascal : Ethique, Santé mentale, Pratique professionnelle, Psychothérapie, Traitement, Relation thérapeutique, Secret medical, Milieu culturel, Environnement social, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ethics, Mental health, Professional practice, Psychotherapy, Treatment, Therapeutic relation, Medical confidentiality, Cultural environment, Social environment, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0343109
Code Inist : 002B18H04. Création : 27/11/1998.