The paper shows the main difficulties and ethical dilemmas most frequently associated with the obligation to respect autonomy in the care of children and adolescents with mental disorders. We present ethical and legal tools useful for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals concerning the obtaining of informed consent to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in this area of specialized care.
|Translated title of the contribution||Informed Consent in Pediatrics: Applications in Psychiatry|
|Journal||Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2010|