Ethical Issues and Guidelines in Psychology

ISBN-10: 0415268818

ISBN-13: 9780415268813

Edition: 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Philip Banyard, Cara Flanagan

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What are the right ways to behave and the right ways to treat other people? Ethics are the rules and guidelines that we use to make judgements of right and wrong. Psychologists have to consider ethical issues because they deal with people and study their behaviour on a daily basis. The study of ethics is one of the more difficult areas of psychology because there are no clear answers. That might well make it one of the more interesting areas for you, or one of the most frustrating. In this book we offer you the opportunity to develop and express your own opinion in relation to ethics in psychology. The book explains some key ethical issues and reviews the various ethical principles and guidelines developed by professional bodies. The problems relating to different kinds of research are discussed, as well as the special case of socially sensitive research. Finally the question of the use of animals in research is examined is it useful and is it right to use non-human animals in psychological research?
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Philip Banyard is Reader in Psychology at nbsp;Nottingham Trent University.

Flanagan is an AEB level Psychology Examiner.

Introduction
Ethical Issues in Human Research
Ethical Principles and Guidelines
Ethical Issues in Different Kinds of Research
Socially Sensitive Research
Psychology in Practice
Psychological Research with Non-human Animals
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