Current issues in applied research with mentally retarded persons

Richard J. Morris, Ronald L. Hoschouer

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There has been an increasing concern on the part of the courts and certain professional and citizen advocacy groups with protecting the rights of those mentally retarded persons who participate in research. The present article discusses some of the issues raised by current court-mandated policies and by various professional groups regarding research ethics and practices, and their implications for the conduct of applied mental retardation research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-93
Number of pages9
JournalApplied Research in Mental Retardation
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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