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A direct comparison of research decision-making capacity: Schizophrenia/schizoaffective, medically ill, and non-ill subjects
To characterize predictors of impairment in research decision-making capacity, we undertook a direct comparison of schizophrenia/schizoaffective (n=52), medically ill (diabetic; n=51), and non-illExpand
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Quality of life in patients with panic disorder.
In this study we assessed the quality of life of patients with panic disorder, with particular attention to the influence of anxiety and depression comorbidity on quality of life. Findings wereExpand
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Willingness of subjects with thought disorder to participate in research.
Greater attention is being focused on the willingness and motivations of potential subjects who are recruited for research protocols. Given the importance of subjects' abilities to choose freely andExpand
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How Closely Do Institutional Review Boards Follow the Common Rule?
Purpose To determine how closely institutional review board (IRB) discussions reflect the ethical criteria specified in the Common Rule federal regulations. Method Between November 2006 and JulyExpand
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The Participation of Community Members on Medical Institutional Review Boards
The goal of this study was to describe the contributions of community members (unaffiliated members) who serve on institutional review boards (IRBs) at large medical research centers and to compareExpand
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Capacity to make medical treatment decisions in multiple sclerosis: A potentially remediable deficit
Ability to make decisions about medical treatment is compromised in significant numbers of people with neurological and psychiatric illness, and this incapacity frequently corresponds withExpand
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Emerging empirical evidence on the ethics of schizophrenia research.
Many challenging ethical questions come with the scientific efforts to understand the nature and treatment of schizophrenia. The empirical study of ethical aspects of schizophrenia research hasExpand
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Principles and narrative in forensic psychiatry: toward a robust view of professional role.
Recent debates in the ethics of forensic psychiatry have centered on the applicability of traditional medical ethics to forensic practice. Two prominent theories, one taking a principled approach andExpand
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AAPL Practice Guideline for forensic psychiatric evaluation of defendants raising the insanity defense.
This guideline is intended as a review of legal and psychiatric factors to give practical guidance and assistance in the performance of insanity defense evaluations. It was developed through theExpand
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The revolution in forensic ethics: narrative, compassion, and a robust professionalism.
  • P. Candilis
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Psychiatric clinics of North America
  • 1 June 2009
For 5 decades modern forensic psychiatry has struggled with the seminal question of which master it serves: is it a field that answers chiefly to the law or to psychiatry? It is the law, after all,Expand
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