Handbook of Research Ethics in Psychological Science (Paperback)
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A rich guide for understanding the evolving research landscape in psychology, including changes to core research ethics concepts such as informed consent, privacy, and risk of harm. This handbook offers a thorough and authoritative discussion of the ethical issues in conducting research with human participants. Each chapter poses an important ethical question, considers the relevant factors for addressing the question, and presents guidance for investigators. Topics include:
- informed consent,
- risk/benefit ratio,
- data security,
- conflicts of interest,
- fairness and equity when collaborating with researchers in resource-poor settings,
- and more.
About the Author
Sangeeta Panicker, PhD, is the director of the Research Ethics Office in the Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association. She received her doctorate in cognitive neuroscience from The Catholic University of America. She also has masters' degrees in psychopharmacology from the University of Cincinnati and in clinical psychology from the University of Bombay. Dr. Panicker is a member of Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R), and a fellow of the APA. Barbara H. Stanley, PhD, is a professor of medical psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is the director of the Suicide Prevention Training, Implementation and Evaluation for the Center for Practice Innovation and is a research scientist in the Molecular, Imaging, and Neuropathology Division at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. She is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of individuals with borderline personality disorder, depression, and self-harm.