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Issues in Ethical Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Bob wants to conduct some research that he knows his university won't approve, so he decides to bypass the Institutional Review Board. Which of the following statements does NOT describe Bob's actions?

Question 2 2. The American Psychological Association's Ethical Code was intended to create:

Question 3 3. If I publish false results of an experimental type of therapy that treats people suffering from depression, I am:

Question 4 4. If I report a discovery that was also stated in the 1986 issue of the journal Neuropsychology and properly cite the original journal, I am:

Question 5 5. By committing fraud or plagiarism, it negatively affects the researcher and the institution's:

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Question 6 6. The presentation of another's work or data as their own, even if the other work or data source is cited occasionally, is called:

Question 7 7. If deception is necessary to your research, what must occur when seeking approval?

Question 8 8. Debriefing typically involves informing the participants about the experiment and which of the following?

Question 9 9. If you performed a social experiment with relatively low risk, such as attempting to sway people's views on a public issue, then when should you hold a debriefing?

Question 10 10. A researcher wants Joe, a 13 year old boy, to participate in his study. Besides parental permission, what else would the researcher need to obtain?

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Question 11 11. Rewarding an inmate with a positive review at his/her parole hearing for being in your study is:

Question 12 12. Adults with diminished ability to make sound judgments due to flaws in reasoning from psychiatric, organic, developmental or another disorder of a cognitive or emotional nature are known as:

Question 13 13. Why is the privacy and confidentiality of records important?

Question 14 14. A subject indicates that he is suicidal on a form collected during a research study. Which of the following is the researcher legally bound to do?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT ensured through the 1949 Nuremberg Code?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following would a mandated reporter NOT be legally required to report?

Question 17 17. During a research study, Dave, a research participant, reveals that he is planning to commit suicide. The researcher reports this to the appropriate authorities. Why is the researcher required to do this?

Question 18 18. Which of the following reviews prospective studies prior to them beginning, in order to ensure there are no potential legal or ethical violations?

Question 19 19. To properly determine risk, what needs to be completed before IRB can review your study?

Question 20 20. The purpose of an Institutional Review Board is to

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Question 21 21. I am planning on conducting interviews that look into the effects of pregnant women who have no longer taken anti-anxiety medication. This would be a:

Question 22 22. What is the practice of protecting participants' personal identities and answers by ensuring their responses cannot be linked back to them?

Question 23 23. Anonymity, privacy, and confidentiality are only recommended for researchers to follow.

Question 24 24. Kaitlyn is a subject in a research study that has involved her divulging very personal details about her life. During the study, Kaitlyn admitted to having suicidal thoughts. Are her responses guarded by ethical research practices guaranteeing her confidentiality?

Question 25 25. Amber is doing a research study to understand why teens shoplift. What kind of harm could she cause to a participant by asking them whether or not they have ever shoplifted, and if they have, how many times?

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Question 26 26. Once the participants finished with their task, Jim had a short discussion with them to give them more information about the nature of the experiment and to correct any misconceptions they might have had. What did Jim do?

Question 27 27. Jerry is doing research on the stresses citizens feel when they have an undocumented relative living with them. He is considering his options for how to get individuals to participate in the study. Analyze the options below and select the one that is LEAST likely to cause harm to the participant.

Question 28 28. Informed Consent provides participants with sufficiently detailed information on the _____, so they can make an informed, voluntary, and rational decision on whether or not to participate.

Question 29 29. If a research study has participants that are children, the researcher must obtain consent from:

Question 30 30.

What part of informed consent is missing from the following statement?

'In addition to interviewing you and taking notes, the audio of the interview will be recorded by a tape recorder. This is so the researcher may transcribe the questions and responses for further study.'

Issues in Ethical Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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