:: Volume 2, Issue 4 (2-2015) ::
NPWJM 2015, 2(4): 168-176 Back to browse issues page
Ethical principles for treating psychological disorders by biofeedback method
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Introduction: Now, mental disorders have high amount of global burden of disease and predictions show a considerable increasing in number of patients in future. So we must choose new interventions. Recently new technologies help current treating psychological disorders and consequently new instructions have been made such as professional standards and ethical principles of biofeedback the international society for neurofeedback and research. In last few years biofeedback has been performed in Iran but there isn’t any compiled and legally ethics and treatment standards. So in order to respect the rights of clients and practitioner, we have to collect ethic principles. Methods: Therefore by using review survey, we investigated many articles and books and for obtaining literature review an investigation have been done in date bases, psychologists and counselors professional ethical codes and also some books by using key words in ethical codes, biofeedback, neurofeedback and neurotherapy and then the information and articles have been extracted. Results: Ethical code related to responsibility,competence,ethical standards,public statements,confidentiality, consent information, protection of client rights and welfare, professional relationships and research with humans and animals explanations, have been obtained. Then explanations and related psychologists and counselors professional ethical codes have been explained. Conclusion: Training ethical standards and using and fidelity to these standards make a professional person to reach highest rate of ethics and social position and at the end make them more efficient in the society.
Keywords: Biofeedback, Ethical principles, Professional standards
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/2 | Accepted: 2015/06/2 | Published: 2015/06/2


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