Title: Sexual Offending and Improvement in Autistic Characteristics after Acquired Brain Injury: A Case Report
year: 03/07/1905
Journal: Bioethics
Volume: 25
Issue: 1
Pages: 27-36
Epubdate: 08/08/2009
date: Jan
Alternate Journal: Bioethics
ISSN: 0269-9702
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8519.2009.01741.x
Accession Number: 19659857
Abstract: Psychiatric research is advancing rapidly, with studies revealing new investigative tools and technologies that are aimed at improving the treatment and care of patients with psychiatric disorders. However, the ethical framework in which such research is conducted is not as well developed as we might expect. In this paper we argue that more thought needs to be given to the principles that underpin research in psychiatry and to the problems associated with putting those principles into practice. In particular, we comment on some of the difficulties posed by the twin imperatives of ensuring that we respect the autonomy and interests of the research subject and, at the same time, enable potentially beneficial psychiatric research to flourish. We do not purport to offer a blueprint for the future
we do, however, seek to advance the debate by identifying some of the key questions to which better answers are required.
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/4542
Authors Address: Institute of Mental Health, Singapore. siow_ann_chong@imh.com.sg
Database Provider: NLM
language: eng
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