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Too Blue

Title: Too Blue


Author: Gerald P. Koocher and Patricia C. Keith-Spiegel, Children, Ethics, and the Law: Professional Issues and Cases, University of Nebraska Press, 1990.


Description:

Teenagers were administered a widely used and standardized self-report depression scale as part of a larger battery of assessments. Ned Blue’s test indicated such an elevated score that the researcher was seriously concerned about the young man’s welfare.


Headings: Study Design and Risk-Benefit Analysis; Minors (children, adolescents); Privacy and Confidentiality; Mandatory reporting; Other privacy and confidentiality issues


Case Type: Illustrative


Too Blue

Teenagers were administered a widely used and standardized self-report depression scale as part of a larger battery of assessments. Ned Blue’s test indicated such an elevated score that the researcher was seriously concerned about the young man’s welfare.