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

About This Chapter

The Legal and Ethical Issues chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their legal and ethical issues in abnormal psychology homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your legal and ethical issues homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your legal and ethical issues homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • The law and psychological assessments
  • Competency to stand trial
  • Insanity defenses
  • Institutionalization
  • Therapist's duty-to-warn
  • Right to treatment
  • Informed consent
  • Confidentiality
  • Improvement in mental health

8 Lessons in Chapter 26: Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Psychological Evaluations & the Law: Competency to Stand Trial and the Insanity Defense

1. Psychological Evaluations & the Law: Competency to Stand Trial and the Insanity Defense

Psychology and the law intersect in many ways. In this lesson, we'll look at two important parts of a trial that forensic psychologists participate in: competency hearings and the insanity defense.

Psychology and the Law: Institutionalization and Therapist's Duty-to-Warn

2. Psychology and the Law: Institutionalization and Therapist's Duty-to-Warn

Psychology and the law intersect in many ways. In this lesson, we'll examine two important concepts in forensic psychology: the therapist's obligations of confidentiality and the duty to warn, and institutionalization.

Ethical Issues & Mental Health: Right to Treatment, Informed Consent & Confidentiality

3. Ethical Issues & Mental Health: Right to Treatment, Informed Consent & Confidentiality

When someone goes to see a mental health professional, they have legal and ethical rights that are meant to protect them. In this lesson, we'll explore three major rights of patients: confidentiality, the right to treatment, and informed consent.

Organized Efforts to Improve Mental Health: Domestic & International

4. Organized Efforts to Improve Mental Health: Domestic & International

Psychological treatments have come a long way, but there are still barriers to providing quality care to the mentally ill. In this lesson, we'll look at some of the efforts being made to improve psychological care in the U.S. and around the world.

Disseminating Evidence in Nursing

5. Disseminating Evidence in Nursing

To stay abreast of best practices in their field, nurses are encouraged to research, analyze, and present new evidence-based findings to patients or others in their field. Learn what dissemination of evidence in nursing is, as well as its goals, methods, and barriers in this lesson.

Improving Doctor/Patient Communication Skills

6. Improving Doctor/Patient Communication Skills

Have you ever wanted to know how to hone your clinical communication skills? In this lesson, discover the purpose, goals, pitfalls, and strategies to successful communication with patients

Understanding Doctor/Patient Confidentiality Law

7. Understanding Doctor/Patient Confidentiality Law

Keeping private information between a doctor and patient is not a simple issue. This lesson provides definitions and introduces current laws. It also gives examples of when private medical information may be revealed.

Doctor/Patient Confidentiality for Minors

8. Doctor/Patient Confidentiality for Minors

Doctor-patient confidentiality is extremely important but rules of confidentiality can change when a minor is the patient. In this lesson, we will learn about confidentiality in the medical care of minors.

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