Wrong Assumptions

TitleWrong Assumptions
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsKeith-Spiegel, P, Koocher, GP
PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
Keywords(behavioral , (children , adolescents); , and , Consent: , Consent; , Deception; , Disclosure , Human , Human Research Subjects , Informed , Informed Consent , Minors , Passive , PSYCHOLOGY , QUALITATIVE , research , science) , SOCIAL , Survey , Vulnerable , Vulnerable Populations
AbstractResearchers employ a method of passive consent in requesting permission from parents to survey their children regarding sensitive family issues. The authors present this case as an example of poor research practices.
NotesGerald P. Koocher and Patricia C. Keith-Spiegel, Children, Ethics, and the Law: Professional Issues and Cases, University of Nebraska Press, 1990.
OEC Unique IdentifierEthics in Mental Health Research, Case Studies
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