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– Ethical Guideline in Psychological Research HISTORY OF ETHICS Nuremberg Code o Nazis conducting experiments in the concentration camps o The Doctors Trial Defended themselves saying that they didn’t break any laws because there were no laws concerning the matter. That’s why we have the Nuremberg Code 1. Voluntary and informed (consent) 2. Address important questions o Demonstrate that the research is necessary 3. No unnecessary physical and psychological harm 4. Right to discontinue (withdraw) TUSKEGEE EXPERIMENT 1932 – a study of syphilis o African American men participants that already had syphilis o Wanted to conduct a longitudinal study to document the effects of the disease o The subjects were told that they had “bad blood” and could get free medical treatment by participating in the study. o The doctors felt that it was an advancement of science and not unethical. HISTORY OF ETHICS (CON’T)
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course PSYC 3980 taught by Professor Claffey during the Spring '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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