One of the aims of eMHIC’s Special Interest Group on Ethics and Law is to produce a position statement on ethico-legal issues in eMental Health. The idea is fairly straightforward: as a hub of knowledge and practice in the field, eMHIC could create a short statement on law and ethics that its broad network of members could endorse. This sounds simple enough.
But digging even slightly deeper, the complexities begin.
Early questions and considerations
What ethical principles are relevant to such a position statement? Could we simply refer to longstanding bioethical principles that healt...
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