Recommendations for Conducting Ethical Mental Health and Psychosocial Research in Emergency Settings

Written by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS), this document presents agreed upon guidance to:

  • ensure MHPSS research in emergencies benefits affected people
  • design research to fill knowledge gaps in MHPSS theory and practice in emergencies
  • avoid bad practice, such as research without satisfactory consent of participants
  • better understand how to manage ethical challenges in MHPSS research during emergencies.
Published 2015-02-12

Document Information

Publication year
2014
Format
pdf, 60p.
Rights
© Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings, 2014

Document Information

Publication year
2014
Format
pdf, 60p.
Rights
© Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings, 2014