Ethical Issues in the Use of Animals in Research

A Special Issue of ethics and Behavior
  • 104 Pages
  • 4.90 MB
  • English

Lawrence Erlbaum
Animals & society, Practical & applied ethics, General, Psychology & Psychiatry / General, Philosophy, Science/Mathem
ContributionsKenneth D. Pimple (Editor), F. Barbara Orlans (Editor), Jr., John P. Gluck (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11281845M
ISBN 100805898603
ISBN 139780805898606

In Chap Smith creates his argument in favour of animal research on the basis of human rights and duties. - Smith, W.J., A rat is a pig is a dog is a boy. New York: Encounter Books. The Human Use of Animals: Case Studies in Ethical Choice (Beauchamp et al.) investigates a number of difficult issues regarding the use of animals in.

A balanced, accessible discussion of whether and on what grounds animal research can be ethically justified. An estimated million nonhuman vertebrates worldwide—including primates, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, rats, and mice—are bred, captured, or otherwise acquired every year for research purposes.

Much of this research is seriously detrimental to the welfare of these animals. What Are Some Of The Ethical Issues Raised. There is a wide variety of ethical issues that have been raised by the use of animals in research, and in particular, the use of non-human primates such as the baboon described above.

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Some of these are - Animal Rights and Moral Value. APA has adopted separate guidelines for the use of nonhuman animals in research and teaching at the pre-college level. View a copy of the APA Guidelines for the Use of Animals in Behavioral Projects in Schools (K – 12), or request a copy via email, by phone at ()or in writing to the APA Science Directorate, Office of Research.

Primate Research,” Kathleen Conlee and Andrew Rowan, of The Humane Society, see the new restrictions on chimpan-zee research as an opportunity for the United States to lead an international effort to take a hard look at the ethical issues and the scientific necessity for. This book is the first volume of case studies devoted to the ethical issues of human interactions with animals.

The sixteen cases that follow the introduction cover biomedical research, cosmetic safety testing, behavioral research, wildlife research, educational teaching, food and farming, companion animals, and religious rites. Although some scientists are concerned about the imprecise nature of genetic modification in animals, for both scientific and ethical reasons, the issues remain overlooked by many.

We are working to change that situation. Recently, we have been very encouraged to see the issue of the use of GM animals being taken more seriously. Get this from a library. Special issue: ethical issues in the use of animals in research. [F Barbara Orlans; Kenneth D Pimple; John P Gluck;]. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir.

The national centre for the replacement, refinement, and reduction of animals in research (NC3Rs) has issued ARRIVE (Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments) guidelines are intended to improve the reporting of research using animals.

This checklist provides information that needs to be provided in the different section of the. alternatives to the use of animals.

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The Report sets out in some detail the range of scientific uses of animals including the uses being made of these new advances. It considers the ethical issues of research involving animals in the light of these developments, the implications for regulation, and the provision of information and education.

What are the moral and ethical dimensions of animal research. What obligations do we have toward our animal subjects. In this important new book, students, researchers, and interested general readers will find a non-intimidating, readily comprehensible introduction to all the principal ethical issues and arguments in the animal experimentation debate.5/5(1).

Although society views animal research as an ethical dilemma, polls show that a high proportion—84% in90% in and 89% in —is ready to accept the use of animals in medical research if the research is for serious medical purposes, suffering is minimized and/or alternatives are fully by: Other issues that could be considered as part of an ongoing ethical discussion are: whether it is more, or less, ethically acceptable to use animals of certain species in severe protocols; and how people within the establishment actually interpret the concept of 'severe'; for example, views about 'harms that.

The Human Use of Animals reports the facts about some of the most compelling and difficult issues about animal welfare that confront society today. Fully revised and with four new chapters, the 16 case studies in the present volume explore a variety of controversies about the human uses of animals that have emerged over the last 40 years or by: Psychological research uses animals when the risk involved, time required, need to control behavior, or when the conditions of the research make it impossible to use human subjects.

When psychological researchers use human in their research, there are several ethical issue that are involved. The use of animals in research has always been surrounded by ethical controversy.

This book provides an overview of the central ethical issues focusing on the interconnectedness of science, law and ethics. It aims to make theoretical ethical reasoning understandable to non-ethicists and provide tools to improve ethical decision making on animal Cited by: 1.

The book uses many examples of psychological research to look at key ethical issues ethical guidelines of psychologists socially sensitive research ethics in applied psychology the use of animals in research This book will be essential reading for and undergraduate and pre-undergraduate students studying psychology and students of other.

In Australia, the state and territory governments have regulatory responsibility for animal welfare including the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.

NHMRC provides national leadership on the ethical, humane and responsible care and use of animals for scientific purposes through provision of guidance in the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.

Ethical issues raised by animal research Introduction As we have said, the debate about research involving animals ranges broadly over two distinct questions. The first asks whether animal research yields useful knowledge that could not be gained from other sources.

The second concerns whether it is morally acceptable for humans to use File Size: KB. Animal ethics is a term used in academia to name the branch of ethics that examines human-animal relationships, the moral consideration of animals and how nonhuman animals ought to be treated.

The subject matter includes animal rights, animal welfare, animal law, speciesism, animal cognition, wildlife conservation, wild animal suffering, the moral status of nonhuman animals, the concept of.

Historically, the scientific community—at least in the USA—did not perceive the use of animals in research as an ethical issue. Anyone who raised questions about the way animals were kept and treated during experiments ran the risk of being stigmatized as an anti-vivisectionist; a misanthrope preferring animals to people; or an ingrate who did not value the contributions of biomedical Cited by: As animals continue to be incorporated into the therapeutic work of mental health therapists, it becomes crucial that ethical and safety best practices, as well as adequate training for both the therapist and the animal, be implemented and maintained (Tedeschi, Pearson et al., ).

Ethical Issues about the Use of Animals for Experiments.

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Animals have been in use for experimentation for a long time especially in the medical field where it has enabled scientists to discover and gain knowledge and understanding of the biological processes as to improvement the quality of human life. Despite the wide use of animal experimentation in scientific fields, it has become an.

Exploring Ethical Issues in Animal Experimentation An Interactive Qualifying Project Report animals as well as a number of MQP projects that engage in research at the expense of animals’ lives and suffering. For students in WPI’s Biomedical program, an Accreditation to be followed when it comes to the treatment and use of animals.

Jerrold Tannenbaum and Andrew N. Rowan, "Rethinking the Morality of Animal Research," Hastings Center Report, Volume 1; (October ), pp. This article was originally published in Issues in Ethics - V.

1, N.3 Spring This fully updated third edition includes discussion of genetically altered animals and associated welfare and ethical issues that surround the breeding programmes in animal based research. The book discusses the origins of vivisection, the advances in human and non-human welfare made possible by animal experimentation, moral objections, and Author: Vaughan Monamy.

key ethical issues ; ethical guidelines of psychologists; socially sensitive research; ethics in applied psychology; the use of animals in research; This book will be essential reading for and undergraduate and pre-undergraduate students studying psychology and students of Cited by: 8.

The use of animals in biomedical research has drawn slightly less negative reaction than in consumer product testing, because of the more critical nature of the research. Though animal welfare laws have ameliorated some of the pain of animals used in biomedical research, ethical concerns remain, and veterinarians and physicians are demanding Author: OpenStax.

Criticism and concerns about xenotransplantation include risks to the patient and the general public, as well as bioethics issues pertaining to the use of animals for human advancement.

Xenotransplantation, the use of animal organs for human transplants, can be viewed from one perspective as a life-saving remedy; from another, it is an inhumane and unethical way to treat animals. Ethical issues related to research on genome editing in human embryos.

the harm caused to animals seems to be particular in the context of GGE given the problems its potential clinical use entails. Research on animals is widely Not only does the potential clinical use of GGE raise ethical issues, but so does the research context of this.Rationale: The ethical debate concerning the use of animals in biomedical and pharmacological research continues to be replete with misunderstandings about whether animals have moral standing.

Objectives: This article briefly reviews the central ethical positions and their relationship to the basic parameters of research regulation from an international perspective. The issues associated with Cited by: InIndia banned the testing of cosmetics on animals and, in the same year, Vietnam banned the use of the Draize rabbit eye and skin irritation tests.

South Korea, one of Asia’s largest cosmetics producers, is working towards a partial ban on animal testing of cosmetics by