Ethical issues with special populations

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Argues that wise practice requires constant vigilance to avoid bias and abuse of special groups of clients. Dignity, justice, and respect for all consumers of psychological services are requirements of good ethical practice. Vulnerable groups may be prisoners, the mentally ill, women, the handicapped, children, the elderly, native and minority groups, and the economically or culturally deprived. Ethical issues and recommendations made in advocacy of these groups are briefly noted. (French summary) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)

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