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Ch 26: Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Legal and Ethical Issues chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master legal and ethical issues. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of legal and ethical issues in abnormal psychology.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering abnormal psychology material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn about abnormal psychology. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding psychologists' legal responsibilities or the rights of individuals with mental disorders
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about legal and ethical issues in abnormal psychology
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any legal and ethical issues question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a legal and ethical issues unit of a standard abnormal psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • Competency to stand trial and the insanity defense
  • Institutionalization and therapists' duty to warn
  • The right to treatment, informed consent and patient confidentiality
  • Organized efforts to improve mental health

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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