Ethical Dilemmas in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Oman

Almoatasem Al-Maamari, Qutouf Al-Kindi, Hassan Mirza*

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As child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) develop in Oman, the ethical conundrums are starting to emerge. In Oman, implementing the principle of autonomy is an ongoing ethical dilemma facing mental health professionals in child and adolescent psychiatry. Despite that, CAMHS have come a long way against all odds in Oman.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-223
Number of pages5
JournalEthics and Social Welfare
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Ethics
  • Oman
  • adolescent psychiatry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Philosophy

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