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Willingness and competence of depressed and schizophrenic inpatients to consent to research.

  title={Willingness and competence of depressed and schizophrenic inpatients to consent to research.},
  author={Bruce Cohen and Elizabeth Lloyd McGarvey and Relana C. Pinkerton and Ludmila Kryzhanivska},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  volume={32 2},
In this study, the willingness of psychiatric inpatients to volunteer for research and their capacity to consent to and distinguish between protocols offering different levels of risk and benefit were assessed. Twenty-two inpatients with major depressive disorder, 21 inpatients with schizophrenia, and 21 community control subjects were asked to consider participation in a lower-risk study offering the potential for direct medical benefit and a higher-risk study offering no direct medical… 

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