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Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

Ethics in Psychiatric Society

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Author Details : M. Umashankar

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 57-60

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 Ethical choices, both minor and major, confront us every day in the provision of health care for persons with diverse values living in a pluralistic and multicultural society. Several sets of principles have been drawn to guide professional behaviour; the earliest being from the 4th century BC, by Hippocrates, directed to physicians “to help and do no harm” in his book “Of the Epidemics”.

How to cite : Umashankar M, Ethics in Psychiatric Society. Telangana J Psychiatry 2017;3(2):57-60

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