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By Shane S. Bush

ISBN-10: 0203025504

ISBN-13: 9780203025505

The yankee mental organization released a revision of the moral rules of Psychologists and Code of behavior in 2002.This textual content, a better half to the 2002 textual content moral concerns in scientific Neuropsychology via Bush and Drexler, offers the reader with universal moral demanding situations in neuropsychology. this article examines the variations among the 1992 and 2002 APA Ethics Codes as they relate to neuropsychological activities.The authors current situations and speak about moral matters with regards to neuropsychological perform with a number of sufferer populations and in numerous medical settings. furthermore, moral concerns in neuropsychological learn and try improvement are tested. The textual content additionally comprises chapters on rising and especially hard elements of neuropsychological perform, reminiscent of the review of reaction validity, and using info know-how and telecommunications. by utilizing case illustrations, the authors learn moral matters in neuropsychology and the recent Ethics Code, supplying a pragmatic procedure for knowing and selling moral neuropsychological perform.

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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.

Mental health professionals cause numerous difficulties in the judicial system when they do not limit their opinions to the referral questions. Make sure opinions are based on appropriate and adequate, empirically derived, information sources. A casebook of ethical challenges in neuropsychology 22 Scenario 2 A clinical neuropsychologist provides routine neuropsychological evaluation and treatment services at a state funded head injury rehabilitation hospital in a large metropolitan community. She also maintains a part-time private practice where she focuses on civil and criminal forensic issues.

Commentary on Lees-Haley and Courtney: There is a need for reform. Neuropsychology Review , 10 , 177–178. Section 2 ETHICAL CHALLENGES IN FORENSIC NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Introduction For the purposes of this text, the term “forensic neuropsychology” is used broadly to refer to all adversarial administrative and judicial neuropsychological activities (Sweet, 1999; Sweet, Grote, & van Gorp, 2002). This broad definition extends beyond the contexts of civil and criminal litigation to include administrative determinations such as disability determination, worker’s compensation, competency, civil commitment, fitness for duty, educational due process, and other adversarial cases.

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