Youths' and their parents' attitudes and experiences about participation in psychopharmacology treatment research.

@article{Wagner2006YouthsAT,
  title={Youths' and their parents' attitudes and experiences about participation in psychopharmacology treatment research.},
  author={Karen Dineen Wagner and Melissa Martinez and Thomas E Joiner},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          298-307
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to prospectively assess youths' and their parents' attitudes and experiences about participation in clinical treatment research. METHOD Pre- and post-questionnaires were administered to 90 youths ages 6-17 years with psychiatric disorders who participated in clinical treatment studies and their parents between August 2000 and March 2004. RESULTS The majority of youths (63%) and parents (90%) reported that finding out about the youth's problem and receiving… CONTINUE READING