16. Ethical Issues of Participating in Psychiatric Research on Coercion

  1. Thomas W. Kallert2,3,4,
  2. Juan E. Mezzich5 and
  3. John Monahan6
  1. Lars Kjellin

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch16

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

How to Cite

Kjellin, L. (2011) Ethical Issues of Participating in Psychiatric Research on Coercion, in Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects (eds T. W. Kallert, J. E. Mezzich and J. Monahan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Park Hospital Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Morawitzstrasse 2, Leipzig, 04289, Germany

  2. 3

    Soteria Hospital Leipzig, Morawitzstrasse 4, Leipzig, 04289, Germany

  3. 4

    Dresden University of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Fetscherstrasse 74, Dresden, 01307, Germany

  4. 5

    New York University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 5th Avenue and 100th Street, Box 1093, New York, NY, 10029-6574, USA

  5. 6

    University of Virginia, 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22903, USA

Author Information

  1. Örebro University, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Psychiatric Research Centre, PO Box 1613, Örebro, SE-701 16, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470660720

Online ISBN: 9780470978573

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Keywords:

  • Ethical issues of participating in psychiatric research on coercion;
  • International codes of medical research ethics in general;
  • Research on the use of coercion in mental health services;
  • Some general aspects of ethics and psychiatric research on coercion;
  • The EUNOMIA study;
  • The Nordic study on the use of coercion in the mental health care system;
  • Randomized controlled trials;
  • ‘no competent individual may be enrolled in a research study unless he or she freely agrees’;
  • World Psychiatric Association (WPA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • International codes of medical research ethics in general

  • Some aspects of psychiatric research ethics

  • Research on the use of coercion in mental health services

  • Some general aspects of ethics and psychiatric research on coercion

  • The EUNOMIA study

  • The Nordic study on the use of coercion in the mental health care system

  • Randomized controlled trials

  • Particularly vulnerable populations

  • Mainstream bioethics and cultural aspects

  • Other research initiatives

  • Some final remarks

  • References