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Research on the mentally incompetent
Journal of Medical Ethics
AN - Peer Reviewed Journal: 2004-95041-006 MA - Cuenod [M.: email@example.com LG - English Conference Proceedings/Symposia. Journal Article CF - Consent and Confidentiality, Feb, 2002, London, England CN - This article is based on the aforementioned conference PT - Peer Reviewed Journal RF - Cowan, W. M., Harder, D. H., & Kandel, E. R. (2000). The emergence of modern neuroscience: some implications for neurology and psychiatry. Annual Review of Neuroscience 2000;23:343-91 Institution : Centre for Psychiatric Neurosciences, Lausanne University, Switzerland Department of Adult Psychiatry and Institut Romand d'Histoire de la Medecine, Lausanne University, Switzerland SAPHIRID:48097
(from the journal abstract) The specific problems of consent for the mentally incompetent are reviewed. Scientific research is essential to test the validity of present treatments and to develop new ones. The respective roles of the physician and the researcher have to be clearly defined. The vulnerability of psychiatric patients has to be taken into consideration in such a way that some research can be conducted. It is emphasised that the ethical restrictions for research, although highly justified and necessary, are in part responsible for the relatively slow progress in the application of modern neurosciences to psychiatric diseases. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
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