Chapter 6. Ethical Issues in Alcohol, other Drugs and Addiction-Related Research

  1. Peter G. Miller2,
  2. John Strang3,4 and
  3. Peter M. Miller5
  1. Peter G. Miller2,
  2. Adrian Carter1 and
  3. Wayne Hall1

Published Online: 16 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318852.ch6

Addiction Research Methods

Addiction Research Methods

How to Cite

Miller, P. G., Carter, A. and Hall, W. (2010) Ethical Issues in Alcohol, other Drugs and Addiction-Related Research, in Addiction Research Methods (eds P. G. Miller, J. Strang and P. M. Miller), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318852.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK

  3. 4

    South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  4. 5

    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University & South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176637

Online ISBN: 9781444318852

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Keywords:

  • ethical issues in alcohol, drugs and addiction-related research;
  • ethical review of human research;
  • communitarian ethics - providing a way of solving problems associated with principlism;
  • naltrexone implant treatment;
  • ethical decision-making models;
  • addiction-specific ethical issues;
  • writing ethics application - Why research you propose to do is ethically justified;
  • ethical review process;
  • ethical dissemination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Key concepts

  • Major ethical frameworks

  • Addiction-specific ethical issues

  • Writing an ethics application

  • Ethical processes in different countries

  • Influence of funding body

  • Ethical dissemination

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Recommended readings