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ERIC Number: EJ626383
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Ethical Challenges in the Conduct of Research Involving Persons with Mental Retardation.
Freedman, Ruth I.
Mental Retardation, v39 n2 p130-41 Apr 2001
After a brief review of the history of research with individuals with mental retardation, this article examines critical ethical issues related to informed consent and surrogate decision-making. It then discusses ways to facilitate the research decision-making process for individuals with mental retardation and their families, including enhancing the communication process. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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