publication . Article . 2014

The History and Current Status of Informed Consent

Abimbola Farinde;
Open Access
  • Published: 06 Jun 2014 Journal: International Journal of Social Work, volume 1, page 78 (eissn: 2332-7278, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Macrothink Institute, Inc.
Abstract
The purpose of this article is to examine the process of informed consent as it relates to the practice of psychology and as a part of Human relations Standards (3.10) of the American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. Before a psychologist provides any type of psychological service to a client/patient, whether it involves conducting research, administering a test or assessment/ therapy, counseling, clinical supervision, or providing consulting services, he or she must ensure that informed consent is obtained (oral, written, or other methods). This information must be delivered using language that is reasonably und...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Informed consent, Milgram, Disclosure, Confidentiality, Court cases
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