Requires that subjects freely choose to participate in research (voluntariness) and that they are adequately informed about a study (informed consent)
MAXIMIZATION of benefits and MINIMIZATION of risks
Respect for Persons Beneficence Justice
Taking part in the research is voluntary, but if you choose to take part, you waive the right to legal redress for any research-related injuries.
The parents of the children might feel pressure to give permission to the therapist to use their children’s data so that she will continue to provide services to their children.
Invasion of privacy, breach of confidentiality, and study procedures
Asking women if they have had an abortion
Risks are specific to time, situation, and culture.
Experience emotional or psychological distress.