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What is the concept of ethical decision-making?

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1. What is the concept of ethical decision-making?
2. What role does ethical decision-making play in the field of psychology?
3. Do you think it is difficult to make ethical decisions in psychology? Why or why not?

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What is the concept of ethical decision-making?

Ethical decision-making is a decision that is made aligned with both legal and moral obligations that would prove to be acceptable to a larger group (Schmidt, 2008). Both moral and ethical decision-making is highly subjective and can be interpreted differently depending on the population, culture or audience.

What role does ethical decision-making play in the field of psychology?

In the field of psychology, it is important to ensure that all decisions made are in line with the laws according to the American Psychological Association (APA) as well as other state and federal laws. For example, it ...

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A discussion regarding the concept of ethical decision-making, the role it plays in the field of psychology and a personal account of why it is sometimes more difficult to make ethical decisions. 390 words, 1 reference.

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