A framework for considering the ethical aspects of psychiatric research protocols.

@article{Roberts2001AFF,
  title={A framework for considering the ethical aspects of psychiatric research protocols.},
  author={Laura Weiss Roberts and Cynthia M. A. Geppert and Janet L. Brody},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={351-63}
}
The ethics of psychiatric research has emerged as a topic of national importance. Attention to this topic has been stimulated by a number of factors, including heightened awareness of the distinct moral problems arising in the care of mental illness, the rapid development of new psychopharmaceutical agents, the emergence of evidence-based approaches in psychiatry, the expansion of clinical trials within the private mental health sector, and recent recommendations offered by the President's… CONTINUE READING