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An Affair to Remember

Mary Ann McCabe.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 3328 words.

This case explores the protection of vulnerable clients and confidentiality in the situation of a cheating spouse. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of...

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But It’s a Really Nice Gift!

Jeffrey E. Barnett.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 3188 words.

This case focuses on boundaries. Boundaries exist regarding psychotherapy issues such as the use of touch, self-disclosure, personal space, gift giving, time and location of treatment. The...

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Can You Help Us?

Clark D. Campbell.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 3262 words.

This case describes the issues involved in the supervision of students following their involvement in a distressing crisis situation. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical...

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Catastrophically Ill Children, Access to Unregistered Medical Interventions, and Trial Recruitment Needs

Thomas D. Hartvigsson and Udo Schuklenk.

in Ethics and Research with Children

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Research Methods in Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 6177 words.

This chapter discusses the case of a young girl infected by the Ebola virus during the epidemic outbreak in West Africa. She arrives alone to a medical center run by a non-governmental...

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Clinical Innovations Near the Boundary of Viability—The Artificial Womb

Ryan M. Antiel and Alan W. Flake.

in Ethics and Research with Children

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Research Methods in Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 8924 words.

Extreme prematurity is the leading cause of infant death and morbidity. And, despite advances in neonatal medicine and surgery, the rate of prematurity has risen. The urgent need for a...

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Clinical Record Keeping

Mary Alice Fisher.

in The Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality

January 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethics in Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 4629 words.

Chapter 10 discusses only ethical issues related to the confidentiality of patient information that has been recorded, whether on paper or electronically. It examines the shift away from...

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Communication and Decision-Making with Parents and Seriously Ill Children about Phase 1 Research Trials

Melissa K. Cousino, Wynne E. Morrison and Victoria A. Miller.

in Ethics and Research with Children

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Research Methods in Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 9485 words.

This chapter uses a case study to explore communication and decision-making with parents and seriously ill children about phase 1 research trials. The chapter begins with a case scenario...

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Confidentiality Considerations With Specific Populations

Mary Alice Fisher.

in The Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality

January 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethics in Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 6815 words.

Chapter 11 covers confidentiality considerations with specific populations, and includes information on multiple-party cases, couple and family cases, minors in therapy, elderly patients,...

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Confidentiality in Specific Roles and Settings

Mary Alice Fisher.

in The Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality

January 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethics in Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 8228 words.

Chapter 12 discusses confidentiality in specific roles and settings, and covers educational settings, academic and training settings, research settings, medical settings, legal settings and...

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Determining a Patient’s Capacity to Refuse Dialysis and Die

James DuBois.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 2443 words.

This case discusses a patient's capacity to dialysis refusal and the right to die. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of the primary ethical conundrums...

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A Disaster in a Suit and Tie

Charles A. Morgan III.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 2943 words.

This case discusses the issues that can occur when organizational policies undermine a therapist's ethical obligations to their client. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical...

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Doing Good Versus Avoiding Harm

Alan G. Green.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 3402 words.

This case explores the issues involved in avoiding harm/nonmaleficence, and minimising danger to the client in the context of reporting a case to Child Protection Services. The chapter...

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Doing It by the Book

Gerald Corey.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 3446 words.

This case discusses ethical and boundary issues in teaching a group of student counselors didactically and experientially. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a...

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Establishing Rapport With an “Enemy Combatant”

Carrie H. Kennedy.

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 2188 words.

This case discusses the issues of mixed agency in military psychology, confidentiality, and cultural competency. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of...

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Ethical Challenges Conducting Pediatric Research in the Era of Scarce Drugs

Yoram Unguru.

in Ethics and Research with Children

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Research Methods in Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 8494 words.

Scarcities of drugs have broad implications across health systems, including research. Insofar as clinical research trials, drug shortages adversely affect trial enrollment, result in...

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Ethical Challenges Related to Participation of Adolescents and Young Adults with Intellectual Disability in Research

Pamela G. Nathanson, Theodore E. Schall and Chris Feudtner.

in Ethics and Research with Children

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Research Methods in Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 5582 words.

This chapter lays out the ethical challenges and proactive strategies involved in balancing the rights of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with intellectual disability (ID) to...

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Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice

Edited by W. Brad Johnson and Gerald P. Koocher.

March 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology; Military Psychology. 376 pages.

Each of the 38 case studies in this book is authored by an expert in psychology, psychiatry, social work, or counseling. The cases have been clustered by work setting under the general...

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Ethical Issues in Genetic Research with Infants

Erin Rothwell and Jeffrey R. Botkin.

in Ethics and Research with Children

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Research Methods in Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 7327 words.

There are a number of ethical issues raised when newborns participate in research. Two examples include genetic testing, and the storage and research use of biospecimens collected from...

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Ethical Issues in the Neonatal SUPPORT Trial

John D. Lantos.

in Ethics and Research with Children

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Research Methods in Clinical Psychology; Ethics in Psychology. 12232 words.

The controversy over the neonatal Surfactant, Positive Pressure, and Oximetry Randomized Trial (SUPPORT) study of oxygen saturation targets in extremely premature babies was intense and...

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Ethical Responsibilities About Confidentiality

Mary Alice Fisher.

in The Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality

January 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethics in Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 5242 words.

Chapter 1 discusses ethical responsibilities about confidentiality, and includes definitions, underlying principles, formal ethical standards, professional guidelines and recommendations,...

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