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Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why does the public's rights outweigh an individual patient's rights to confidentiality?

Question 2 2. Which of these is NOT one of the three elements of informed consent?

Question 3 3. Forensic psychology involves _____.

Question 4 4. The insanity defense focuses on:

Question 5 5. Civil commitment occurs _____.

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Question 6 6. In his meeting with his defense lawyer, Jonathan admitted to committing the crime, but only because voices told him to do it. Might Jonathan be competent to stand trial?

Question 7 7. What does the right to treatment entail?

Question 8 8. Which of these is NOT important when determining whether a person is competent to stand trial?

Question 9 9. Why is the insanity defense controversial?

Question 10 10. Which of these is a right of mental health patients?

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Question 11 11. Forensic psychology involves what two fields?

Question 12 12. When a person pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, they are likely to be _____.

Question 13 13. Mary's psychologist discusses her problems with Mary's husband without her permission. Mary's psychologist has done which of the following?

Question 14 14. Craig is a psychologist who believes that he can cure schizophrenia by making his clients drink hot water and lemon, despite the fact that there's no scientific evidence that it works. He provides no other treatment; he only treats his patients with hot water and lemon. Which patient right is he violating?

Question 15 15. Patient - client confidentiality _____.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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