Researching the intoxicated: informed consent implications for alcohol and drug research.

  title={Researching the intoxicated: informed consent implications for alcohol and drug research.},
  author={Judith Aldridge and Vikki Charles},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  volume={93 3},
This article considers the informed consent process in relation to carrying out research with intoxicated participants in 'field' research settings. There is little discussion in the literature of the potential problems that the intoxication of research participants may pose to research. Intoxication is a potential problem for all researchers but is heightened in field research that takes place in settings where participants are likely to be intoxicated, such as licensed venues, in drug… CONTINUE READING

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