Ethical Issues in Psychology
 
Contents:
  1. PSYCHOLOGISTS  AS SCIENTISTS/INVESTIGATORS
  2. Research with human participants
  3. Consent and informed consent
  4. Ask Yourself
  5. Is there more to informed consent than being  informed?
  6. Deception
  7. Debriefing
  8. Ask Yourself
  9. Protection of participants
  10. Ethical issues arising from the study of social influence
  11. Ask Yourself
  12. Protection from harm
  13. Ask Yourself
  14. Deception and informed consent
  15. Ask Yourself
  16. CRITICAL DISCUSSION  48.1
  17. Can deception ever be justified?
  18. Widening the ethical debate: the ethics of socially sensitive research (SSR) What is SSR?
  19. Protecting the individual vs harming the group
  20. Ask Yourself
  21. CRITICAL DISCUSSION  48.2
  22. The ethics of ethical codes: underlying assumptions
  23. Protecting the individual vs benefiting society
  24. Ask Yourself
  25. An example of the benefits of social psychological  research
  26. CRITICAL DISCUSSION  48.3
  27. Some problems with cost–benefit analysis (McGhee, 2001)
  28. Research with non-human (animal) subjects
  29. Ask Yourself
  30. How can we justify experiments with non-humans?
  31. Safeguards for animal subjects
  32. CRITICAL DISCUSSION  48.4
  33. Are animal experiments scientifically useful?
  34. The  case for
  35. The  case against
  36. The medical justification argument
  37. Ask Yourself
  38. Speciesism: extending the medical justification  argument
  39. PSYCHOLOGISTS  AS PRACTITIONERS
  40. Ask Yourself
  41. Psychology as value-free science
  42. Criticisms of scientific behaviour therapy and modification
  43. Therapists as value-neutral and non-directive
  44. Ask Yourself
  45. The influence of the therapist
  46. CRITICAL DISCUSSION  48.5
  47. Therapist influence in psychodynamic and behaviour therapy
  48. Freedom and behavioural control
  49. CONCLUSIONS
  50. CHAPTER SUMMARY
  51. LINKS  WITH  OTHER TOPICS/CHAPTERS
  52. DYNAMIC LEARNING RESOURCES
  53. Student resources
  54. Tutor resources
  55. Meet the Researcher: Rom  Harré
  56. summary

 

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