Ethics in research with human beings

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Subtitle: some issues about Psychology
Author list: Koller S
Publication year: 2008
Volume number: 13
Issue number: 2
Start page: 399
End page: 406
Number of pages: 8
Languages: English-Great Britain (EN-GB)


This paper examines some ethical issues in research with human beings, especially addressing the area of Psychology, such as the use of ethical codes; minimum risk; informed consent; debriefing; confidentiality; and ethical committees. It suggests ways for researchers to increase understanding and the proper use of the ethical codes, to guarantee their own protection, and to avoid abuses of power. Special attention is given to methodological issues related to ethics.


Ethical issues, Humans, Psychology


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