Section I: Ethics and Psychiatry Around the World. The impact of Arab culture on psychiatric ethics. Conflicts and crises in Latin America. A West Mediterranean perspective. Scandinavian approaches. Managed care in the United States. Ethics in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Indian experience. Ethics and psychiatry in China. Intersubjectivity and its influence on psychiatry in Japan. Section II: Overarching Issues. Research involving incompetent patients: a current problem in light of German history. Informed consent: a historical and medical perspective. An international perspective on mental health law reform. Appendix: The Declaration of Madrid. Index.