Chapter 12. Ethics in Psychiatric Research among Women

  1. Prabha S. Chandra3,
  2. Helen Herrman4,5,
  3. Jane Fisher6,7,
  4. Marianne Kastrup8,
  5. Unaiza Niaz9,10,
  6. Marta B. Rondón11 and
  7. Ahmed Okasha12
  1. Laura Roberts1 and
  2. Kristen Prentice2

Published Online: 18 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch12

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

How to Cite

Roberts, L. and Prentice, K. (2009) Ethics in Psychiatric Research among Women, in Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society (eds P. S. Chandra, H. Herrman, J. Fisher, M. Kastrup, U. Niaz, M. B. Rondón and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

  2. 4

    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 5

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 6

    Key Centre for Women's Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  5. 7

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Women's Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  6. 8

    Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychiatric Department, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

  7. 9

    The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

  8. 10

    The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

  9. 11

    Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru

  10. 12

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Population Health, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Maryland Psychiatric Research Centre, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470754115

Online ISBN: 9780470746738

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Keywords:

  • ethics in psychiatric research among women;
  • appropriate evidence-based mental health services for all women;
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) - policy for inclusion of women and minorities in clinical research;
  • NIH and spending on research in women's health;
  • ethical challenges of psychiatric research;
  • Roberts's, Research Protocol Ethics Assessment Tool (RePEAT);
  • informed consent and capacity for voluntarism;
  • women subscribing to - interdependent approach to health-related decisions;
  • Belmont principles of respect for persons, beneficence and justice;
  • women's healthcare and understanding women's natural reproductive transitions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The scientific imperative to include women in psychiatric research

  • The ethical challenges of psychiatric research

  • Unique challenges of psychiatric research in women

  • Summary