Title

Voluntariness of consent to research: a conceptual model

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date

2009-02-14

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Coercion; *Decision Making; Human Experimentation; Humans; Informed Consent; Patient Participation; Personal Autonomy; Persuasive Communication

Disciplines

Bioethics and Medical Ethics | Health Services Research | Law and Psychology | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

A good deal of policy and practice in human subjects research aims to ensure that when subjects consent to research, they do so voluntarily. To date, however, voluntariness and its impairment have been poorly conceptualized and studied. The legal doctrine of informed consent could provide a useful model.

DOI of Published Version

10.1353/hcr.0.0103

Source

Hastings Cent Rep. 2009 Jan-Feb;39(1):30-9.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

The Hastings Center report

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

19213193

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