Research Methods - Ethical Issues

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What are the four major ethical issues?
Informed consent, deception, protection from harm, privacy and confidentiality
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Ethical issues
They arise when a conflict exists between the rights of participants in research studies and the goals of research to produce authentic, valid and worthwhile data
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BPS code of ethics
A quasi-legal document produced by the BPS (British Psychological Society) that instructs psychologists in the UK about what behaviour is and is not acceptable when dealing with participants.
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What are the four major principles of the BPS code of ethics?
Respect, competence, responsibility and integrity
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When do ethical issues arise in psychology?
When a conflict or dilemma exists between participants' rights and researchers' needs to gain valuable and meaningful findings
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They arise when a conflict exists between the rights of participants in research studies and the goals of research to produce authentic, valid and worthwhile data

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Ethical issues

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A quasi-legal document produced by the BPS (British Psychological Society) that instructs psychologists in the UK about what behaviour is and is not acceptable when dealing with participants.

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Respect, competence, responsibility and integrity

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When a conflict or dilemma exists between participants' rights and researchers' needs to gain valuable and meaningful findings

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