Ethics in Psychological Research


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Ethics in Psychological Research
Information on ethical issues pertaining to psychological research is the crux of professionalism for treatment providers and researchers. There are laws concerning ethics in psychology that protect not only the subject or client, but the researcher and therapist as well. When conducting psychological research there are several ethical standards that must be observed in order to protect those involved in a study or therapy (“Ethical Issues”, 2009).
The American Psychological Association (APA) has guidelines on the ethical behavior for research and/or therapy. There is also an ethical code of conduct that provides guidance in the behavior of researchers and therapists. Many of the ethics has to do...
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..... psychologist become partners in research. The higher the quality of participant protection the higher the quality of the research; All participants in a study are guaranteed to respect and dignity by through the use of the APA’s code of ethics (“Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct”, 2003).
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