Psychology Ethical Codes & Standards Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This right allows the research subjects to make an educated decision on whether to participate or not.

Question 2 2. The DSM IV is ______.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following individuals is least likely to become a member of the APA?

Question 5 5. Civil commitment occurs _____.

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Question 6 6. Rosa is a psychiatrist who just completed a research study on the effectiveness of a new anti-depressant. She might seek to have her research published in _____~.

Question 7 7. The American Psychological Association's Ethical Code was intended to create:

Question 8 8. If a law conflicts with your ethical code, you should:

Question 9 9. As a researcher, you have provided informed consent to your participants. Your research study involves placing subjects in a straitjacket and dunking them in ice water to simulate prior mental health treatment, in order to study how normal people would respond. Why would this study likely NOT be allowed?

Question 10 10. Why is the insanity defense controversial?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT ensured through the 1949 Nuremberg Code?

Question 12 12. Why would a patient with mental illness or their family members visit the website of the APA?

Question 13 13. Patient - client confidentiality _____.

Question 14 14. Forensic psychology involves _____.

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT important when determining whether a person is competent to stand trial?

Question 17 17. In the United States, the 9th revision of the Ethical Code for psychological researchers is published by the

Question 18 18. Why does the public's rights outweigh an individual patient's rights to confidentiality?

Question 19 19. If I publish false results of an experimental type of therapy that treats people suffering from depression, I am:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an activity that is conducted by the APA to help educate individuals about psychiatry?

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Question 21 21. Forensic psychology involves what two fields?

Question 22 22. The insanity defense focuses on:

Question 23 23. Institutional Review Boards were created to ensure that

Question 24 24. When a person pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, they are likely to be _____.

Question 25 25. 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?

Psychology Ethical Codes & Standards Chapter Exam Instructions

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