Ethical behaviors of Latin American Psychotherapy researchers

The ethical practices of psychotherapy researchers in Latin America were surveyed online. Of the 114 psychotherapy researchers to whom the survey was sent, 76 responded (67% response rate). Seventy-seven percent of the respondents had not received formal training in research ethics, yet 84% indi...

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Autores principales: Roussos, Andrés J., Braun, Malena, Leibovich de Duarte, Adela
Formato: Artículo
Lenguaje:en_US
Publicado: Universidad de Belgrano. Facultad de Humanidades. Proyectos de Investigación 2014
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Acceso en línea:http://repositorio.ub.edu.ar/handle/123456789/2753
Aporte de:Repositorio Institucional - Universidad de Belgrano (UB) de Universidad de Belgrano Ver origen
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Sumario:The ethical practices of psychotherapy researchers in Latin America were surveyed online. Of the 114 psychotherapy researchers to whom the survey was sent, 76 responded (67% response rate). Seventy-seven percent of the respondents had not received formal training in research ethics, yet 84% indicated that formal training is useful for the prevention of scientific misbehavior. Researchers admitted to various ethically questionable practices, the most common of which were related to authorship. None reported having fabricated or falsified data. The need for adequate training and evaluation of research projects is addressed.