The Sultanate of Oman is located in the south-east of the Arabian Peninsula. It has a distinctive history and subcultures. Its seafaring tradition has endowed the country with various ethnic and linguistic groups, with Arabic being a dominant language and Ibadhi being the dominant sect of Islam (Al-Nami, 1971). Oman in the 1970s saw rapid development, triggered by the discovery of oil, which took place under enlightened new political leadership.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||International psychiatry : bulletin of the Board of International Affairs of the Royal College of Psychiatrists|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2006|