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Research ethics for mental health science involving ethnic minority children and youths
Psychiatry Publications and Presentations
  • Celia B. Fisher, Fordham University
  • Kimberly Hoagwood, Columbia University
  • Cheryl Boyce, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Troy Duster, New York University
  • Deborah A. Frank, Boston Medical Center
  • Thomas Grisso, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Robert J. Levine, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Ruth Macklin, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Margaret Beale Spencer, University of Pennsylvania
  • Ruby Takanishi, Foundation for Child Development
  • Joseph E. Trimble, Western Washington University
  • Luis H. Zayas, Washington University
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Department of Psychology
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Adolescent; Child; Cross-Cultural Comparison; *Ethics, Research; Ethnic Groups; Humans; Informed Consent; *Mental Health; Minority Groups; United States; populations

In response to U.S. Public Health Service projects promoting attention to disparities in the outcomes of mental health treatments, in July 2001, the American Psychological Association, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education convened a group of national leaders in bioethics, multicultural research, and ethnic minority mental health to produce a living document to guide ethical decision making for mental health research involving ethnic minority children and youths. This report summarizes the key recommendations distilled from these discussions.

Am Psychol. 2002 Dec;57(12):1024-40.
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Celia B. Fisher, Kimberly Hoagwood, Cheryl Boyce, Troy Duster, et al.. "Research ethics for mental health science involving ethnic minority children and youths" Vol. 57 Iss. 12 (2003) ISSN: 0003-066X (Linking)
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