DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2012.01.006
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Lianne Britten, William Borgen, Mark Wiggins

Abstract: The issue of conducting ethical research that considers the wider impact on the participant is not a new idea in academia. It is the constant "elephant in the room" that exists for any researcher who works with people and this is accentuated when working with vulnerable populations. This article is written as a cautionary note and offers an ethical and moral means of conducting research in the moral quagmire of honoring people's stories, words, behaviors and thoughts. The purpose is for the researcher to note…

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