Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Miller, C. and Anderson, C. 2010. Informed Consent. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–3.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Clinicians have ethical and often legal obligations to obtain consent from clients prior to treatment. This entry provides a brief description of the components of informed consent, the legal and ethical bases of the concept, and the available research on obtaining informed consent.
- informed consent;
- ethical issues;
- legal issues