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A review of the ethics in research on child abuse.
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PMID:  18624137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Research on violence and abuse, particularly involving vulnerable groups such as women and children, has many ethical ramifications. There are few published reports in India on ethical guidelines and standards in this area. This paper reviews Child Abuse: India 2007, a study conducted by the ministry of women and child development, government of India. The review highlights the need for conducting an ethical inquiry in this area. Certain concerns about the conduct of the study are raised. Core ethical issues pertaining to consent and refusal, risk and benefit, effects of the study process on the researcher and the researched and the reporting of adverse events are discussed. The ethical implications of the study and ethical responsibilities of the researcher are emphasised.
A S Veena; Prabha S Chandra
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of medical ethics     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0974-8466     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:    2007 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-15     Completed Date:  2008-08-15     Revised Date:  2009-03-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101214913     Medline TA:  Indian J Med Ethics     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of clinical psychology, National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India.
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MeSH Terms
Child Abuse / ethics*,  prevention & control,  statistics & numerical data
Child Advocacy / ethics*
Confidentiality / ethics
Ethical Analysis
Guidelines as Topic
Health Services Needs and Demand
India / epidemiology
Informed Consent / ethics
Nontherapeutic Human Experimentation / ethics*
Publishing / ethics
Research Subjects
Researcher-Subject Relations / ethics
Self Disclosure
Vulnerable Populations

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