|Title:||Ethical Issues of Psychological Research in the Context of End-of-life||Authors:||FANL, SHENG-YU
CHIU, TAI- YUAN
|Issue Date:||2008||Start page/Pages:||471-483||Source:||Abstract:||
The hospice palliative care model provides a comprehensive perspective to care terminal cancer patients and their families, and there are increasing psychological-social research to understand psychological responses and adjustment in the cancer journey. However, research that focus on patients and families with life-threatening diseases involve numerous ethical challenges. Ethical considerations should be addressed in the research process to protect the safety and benefit of the participant . This paper discussed basic ethical principles and ethical issues that investigators have to consider when conducting psychological research in the context of end of life. These include: (1) vulnerable participants; (2 ) informed consent; (3) benefits and cost; (4) confidentiality. While potential ethical considerations were identified, further evaluations and implications were also discussed.
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