Risks Associated with Participation in Social and Behavioral Sciences Research
Invasion of privacy, breach of confidentiality and study procedures
Invasion of Privacy
personal information is accessed or collected without the subjects’ knowledge or consent, or if a subject’s participation in a study is revealed despite assurances that this would not happen.
The risks of harm typically associated with social and behavioral research
social, psychological, economic, dignitary, and legal.
Breach of Confidentiality
an unauthorized release of data, which could have a negative impact on the subjects’ psychological, social, or economic status
simply taking part in research can put subjects at risk
Probability and Magnitude of Harm, Situation/Time, Subject Population and Assessing Risk Objectively.