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Ciência & Saúde Coletiva

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KOLLER, Sílvia Helena. Ethics in research with human beings: some issues about Psychology. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2008, vol.13, n.2, pp. 399-406. ISSN 1413-8123.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232008000200015.

This paper examines some ethical issues in research with human beings, especially addressing the area of Psychology, such as the use of ethical codes; minimum risk; informed consent; debriefing; confidentiality; and ethical committees. It suggests ways for researchers to increase understanding and the proper use of the ethical codes, to guarantee their own protection, and to avoid abuses of power. Special attention is given to methodological issues related to ethics.

Keywords : Ethics; Human beings; Psychology.

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