Ethics in Neurobiological Research with Human Subjects: The Baltimore Conference on Ethics

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CRC Press, Aug 1, 1996 - Medical - 280 pages
The papers included in this book were presented at the Baltimore Conference on Ethics in 1995. The purpose of this conference was to bring together ethicists, psychiatrists, researchers, family members, consumers, and representatives of government, industry and academia to discuss the following issues: History and Ethics of Neurobiological Research with Human Subjects, Current Practices, Informed Consent, Government Oversight/Institutional Review Boards, and the Patient and Family Perspective.

Over the past 40 years, there has been a significant increase in research on neurobiological disorders for basic scientific knowledge, and to develop new treatment therapies. This has led to significant advances in the treatment of schizophrenia, manic-depression and other disorders which have improved the lives of thousands. Public attention has been raised recently over the potential vulnerability of patients with neurobiological disorders who participate in such research since these patients often s

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Contents

Introduction
1
Accountability in Research Using Persons with Mental Illness
27
Proposed Regulations for Research Involving Those
45
Informed Consent to Research on Institutionalized Mentally
55
Government Oversight
81
Institutional Review Boards and Research on Individuals with
101
An Urgent Academic Challenge Treatment of Refactory Patients
111
WashoutRelapses in Patients Participating in Neurobiological
119
National Institute of Mental Health Human Subjects Activities
201
The Use of Placebo Controls in Psychiatric Research
207
A Challenge for Constructive Criticism
215
Perspective on the Durable Power of Attorney
229
22 A Communal Model for Presumed Consent for Research on
239
23 Patients Competence to Consent to Neurobiological Research 253 23 Patients Competence to Consent to Neurobiological Research
253
24 The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and
265
Perspectives
273

CONFERENCE PAPERS
129
Human Rights in Reference to Persons with Mental Illness
139
Approximating Ethical Research Consent
149
An Institutional Response to PatientFamily Complaints
155
Statement of the UCLA Clinical Research Center
173
Expanding on A Mothers Testimony
183
A ConsumerProfessionals View of Ethics in Research
191
26 Problems in Interpreting Active Control Equivalence Trials
279
and Accountability in Protecting Human Subjects 299 and Accountability in Protecting Human Subjects
299
Comments of Laurie M Flynn
305
Science and Ethics The Search for a Balance
315
NAMIs Standards for Protection of Individuals with Severe
325
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