Ethical Issues in Medicine & Psychology


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What is the basic issue being addressed by resource allocation?

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1. Where is the line usually drawn in ethical debates on behavioral control?

2. Which of these is theoretically possible with genetics research?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your comprehension of ethics. You will be tested on human testing and stem cell research.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize the assessment tools to gauge your understanding of ethics regarding the following:

  • Genetics research
  • Issues with resource allocation
  • Human testing
  • Ethical issues with behavioral control
  • Stem cell research

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz allows you to practice the following:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ethics and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about genetics research
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ethical issues that involve behavioral control

Additional Learning

To learn more information about ethics, go over the lesson titled Ethical Issues in Medicine & Psychology. These objectives are covered in this lesson:

  • Identify what ethics are and the importance of them
  • Review what rationing is and why it is beneficial to carry out fair distribution
  • Learn about the controversies that surround behavior control
  • Recall that standards and guidelines in place when experimenting on humans