Ethics in Research With Human Participants

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2000-07-01
Publisher(s): Amer Psychological Assn
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The American Psychological Association offers this book to help researchers understand ethical conflicts. The examples and analyses help researchers in identifying conflicts of interest and solving ethical dilemmas, planning research, recruiting participants, training researchers, managing matters of informed consent and confidentiality, dealing with intellectual property issues, working with special populations, and updating protocols for institutional review boards.

Author Biography

Bruce D. Sales, PhD, JD, is the Virginia L. Roberts Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana University, Bloomington. Some of his APA books include The Science of Attorney Advocacy (with J. Findley, 2012), Courtroom Modifications for Child Witnesses (with S. Hall, 2008), Sex Offending: Causal Theories to Inform Research, Prevention, and Treatment (with J. Stinson & J. Becker, 2008), Scientific Jury Selection (with J. Lieberman, 2007), Criminal Profiling: Developing an Effective Science and Practice (with S. Hicks, 2006; Italian translation, 2009), and Experts in Court (with D. Shuman, 2005; Korean translation, 2009). Dr. Sales, the first editor of the journals Law and Human Behavior and Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, is a fellow of APA and the Association for Psychological Science, an elected member of the American Law Institute, and twice served as president of the American Psychology–Law Society. He received the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology and Law from the American Psychology–Law Society, the Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Public Service from APA, a Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service to APA, and an honorary doctor of science degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York for being the "founding father of forensic psychology as an academic discipline."

Susan Folkman, PhD, is the Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and the Osher Foundation Distinguished Professor of Integrative Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Since 1990, she has also been Professor of Medicine at UCSF, and from 1994 until 2001 she was Co-Director of the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Preface ix
Moral Foundations of Research With Human Participants
M. Brewster Smith
Part I: Ethical Concerns Across the Research Process 11(48)
Planning Research: Basic Ethical Decision-Making
Joan E. Sieber
Recruitment of Research Participants
Diane Scott-Jones
Informed Consent
Marian W. Fischman
Privacy and Confidentiality
Susan Folkman
Part II: Ethical Concerns Within the Research Community 59(48)
Other Responsibilities to Participants
Lorraine D. Eyde
Authorship and Intellectual Property
Matthew McGue
June Tangney
Part III: Methods for Ethical Decision-Making 107(22)
Identifying Conflicts of Interest and Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
Bruce D. Sales
Michael Lavin
Appendix A: APA's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct 129(32)
Appendix B: Code of Federal Regulations: Protection of Human Subjects 161(34)
Appendix C: The Belmont Report 195(12)
Index 207(8)
About the Editors 215

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