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PSYC 110 General Psychology

Find Articles on Ethics in Psychological Research

The Ethical Principles Paper requires students to find articles that support their position on the debate. 

Search the library's Opposing Viewpoints database to find resources on ethics in psychological research. The database contains many resources including articles and Viewpoints.

Psychology Databases

Persuasive/Argumentative Sample Papers

APA Ethical Principles

The American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct provides guidelines for ethical behavior in psychological activities.

PDF version of Ethical Principles of Psychologist and Code of Conduct.

  • Introduction and Applicability
  • Preamble
  • General Principles
  • Section 1: Resolving Ethical Issues
  • Section 2: Competence
  • Section 3: Human Relations
  • Section 4: Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Section 5: Advertising and Other Public Statements
  • Section 6: Record Keeping and Fees
  • Section 7: Education and Training
  • Section 8: Research and Publication
  • Section 9: Assessment
  • Section 10: Therapy


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