New PDF release: A Casebook of Ethical Challenges in Neuropsychology

By Shane S. Bush

ISBN-10: 0203025504

ISBN-13: 9780203025505

ISBN-10: 9026519745

ISBN-13: 9789026519741

The yankee mental organization released a revision of the moral ideas of Psychologists and Code of behavior in 2002.This textual content, a better half to the 2002 textual content moral concerns in medical Neuropsychology by way of Bush and Drexler, provides the reader with universal moral demanding situations in neuropsychology. this article examines the diversities among the 1992 and 2002 APA Ethics Codes as they relate to neuropsychological activities.The authors current situations and talk about moral matters relating to neuropsychological perform with quite a few sufferer populations and in numerous medical settings. additionally, moral concerns in neuropsychological examine and attempt improvement are tested. The textual content additionally contains chapters on rising and especially demanding facets of neuropsychological perform, equivalent to the review of reaction validity, and using details expertise and telecommunications. by using case illustrations, the authors research moral concerns in neuropsychology and the recent Ethics Code, supplying a pragmatic method for figuring out and selling moral neuropsychological perform.

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10 (Informed Consent) has a number of potentially relevant provisions. These include that the psychologist “obtain the informed consent of the individual”, although the breadth or extent of detail to be provided is not specified. 10 also states that when the Ethical challenges in forensic neuropsychology 27 evaluation is court ordered or otherwise mandated, psychologists tell the patient of the “anticipated services, including whether the services are court ordered or mandated and any limits of confidentiality, before proceeding”.

Forensic neuropsychology: Fundamentals and practice . Lisse, NL: Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers. G. (2002). Ethical issues in forensic neuropsychology. ), Ethical issues in clinical neuropsychology , (pp. 103–133). Lisse, NL: Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers. , & Moulthrop, M. (1999). Self-examination questions as a means of identifying bias in adversarial assessments. Journal of Forensic Neuropsychology , 1 , 73–88. , & Etzweiler, S. (2002). National Academy of Neuropsychology/ Division 40 of the American Psychological Association practice survey of clinical neuropsychology in the United States, part I: Practitioner and practice characteristics, professional activities, and time requirements.

In addition, the role of “Trial Consultant” is included as an area of professional neuropsychological activity. Although understanding the distinctions between roles and avoiding engaging in multiple roles with one client is important for maintaining ethical conduct, it is also necessary to attend to intrarole conflicts that may interfere with objective presentation of neuropsychological evidence to the trier-of-fact. The following four roles are described: forensic 1 The distinction between fact witness and expert witness, although common in psychological writings, is not found in the Federal Rules of Evidence (Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, 2002).

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