Ethical Issues in Reporting and Referring in Research With Low-Income Minority Children
Ethics and Behavior. 1994; 4(2): 97-108.
Ethical research with children requires a special concern for their well-being as individuals. Researchers are therefore expected to report problems children experience and to refer children for assistance. This article addresses difficultites that can arise as researchers attempt to meet this obligation in research with low-income ethnic minority children. Potential difficulties include both failure to report and overreporting suspected problems. The role of institutional review boards in researchers' reporting and referring behavior is also discussed.
Adolescents; Behavior Disorders; Behavioral Research; Child Abuse; Children; Confidentiality; Control Groups; Consent; Consultation; Disclosure; Discrimination; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Hispanic Americans; Indigents; Informed Consent; Institutional Review Boards; Investigators; Mandatory Programs; Mandatory Reporting; Minority Groups; Minors; Nontherapeutic Research; Notification; Parental Notification; Parents; Psychology; Referral and Consultation; Research; Research Design; Research Ethics; Research Ethics Committees; Research Subjects; Researchers; Review; Risks and Benefits; Reporting; Selection of Subjects; Standards; Stigmatization;
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