Potential Inability to Provide Informed Consent Due to Substance Abuse

TitlePotential Inability to Provide Informed Consent Due to Substance Abuse
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsFisher, CB
PublisherEthics in Mental Health Research
Keywords(including , addictive , and , Competence; , consent. , Consent: , cultural , Deception; , developmental , disabilities); , Disclosure , disorders , HEALTH , Human Research Subjects , Informed , Informed Consent , Mental , Obstacles , participants , Populations , PSYCHOLOGY , SPECIAL , to , with
AbstractThe case discusses a research team conducting a study on HIV-related risk behaviors in community-dwelling adults with substance abuse disorders, and how the researchers develop creative ways to evaluate the consent of participants whose capacity to give truly informed consent may be compromised.
NotesCelia B. Fisher, Decoding the Ethics Code: A Practical Guide for Psychologists, Sage Publications, 2003
OEC Unique IdentifierEthics in Mental Health Research, Case Studies
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