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Ethics of the Use of Human Subjects in Research: (Practical Guide)Media headlines about research misconduct in American Universities have focused public attention on the dramatic ethical problems that can arise during the conductof research. In the current atmosphere of accountability, scientific research on humans is now under increased scrutiny by the media, Congress and the public. Ethics of the Use of Human Subjects in Research fills the need for learning materials and strategies providing support for training programs related to the ethics of the use of h…

Ethics in Research with Human ParticipantsIn addition to laying the moral foundations of research with human participants, the examples and analyses in this work help to guide researchers in identifying conflicts of interest and solving ethical dilemmas, planning research, recruiting participants and maintaining trust….

Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating Human BehaviorThe Second Edition of Paul G. Nestor and Russell K. Schutt’s successful and unique Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating Human Behavior draws from substantive research stories to illustrate how research is presented while systematically unifying the entire research process within a conceptual framework. This accessible text examines engaging research studies and examples, considering research ethics throughout.   “This is a great text that emphasizes the important concepts within re…

Human Dignity in Bioethics: From Worldviews to the Public Square (Routledge Annal of Bioethics)Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to concrete applications. Part 1 analyzes human dignity through a worldview lens, exploring the source and meaning of human dignity from naturalist, postmodernist, Protestant, and Catholic vantages, respe…

The Oxford Textbook of Clinical Research EthicsThe Oxford Textbook of Clinical Research Ethics is the first comprehensive and systematic reference on clinical research ethics. Under the editorship of experts from the U.S. National Institutes of Health of the United States, the book’s 73 chapters offer a wide-ranging and systematic examination of all aspects of research with human beings.Considering the historical triumphs of research as well as its tragedies, the textbook provides a framework for analyzing the ethical aspects of research stu…

Gene Transfer and the Ethics of First-in-Human Research: Lost in TranslationHuman gene transfer is widely regarded as one of the most promising technologies for the treatment of a variety of disorders, but it presents practitioners with a variety of difficult ethical questions. Gene Transfer and the Ethics of First-in-Human Research examines the ethical and policy dimensions of testing interventions in human beings for the first time. The book discusses the difficult ethical challenges that arise from attempting to translate laboratory discoveries into clinical applicat…

Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research: Readings and CommentaryAll investigators funded by the National Institutes of Health are now required to receive training about the ethics of clinical research. Based on a course taught by the editors at NIH, Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research is the first book designed to help investigators meet this new requirement. The book begins with the history of human subjects research and guidelines instituted since World War II. It then covers various stages and components of the clinical trial process: des…

Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at Holmesburg PrisonAt a time of increased interest and renewed shock over the Tuskegee syphilis experiments, Acres of Skin sheds light on yet another dark episode of American medical history. In this disturbing expose, Allen M. Hornblum tells the story of Philadelphia’s Holmesburg Prison….

Ethics in Psychiatric Research: A Resource Manual for Human Subjects ProtectionRecent advances in mental illness treatment illustrate the tremendous potential for medical progress through research. As a result, it has become imperative for the clinical researcher to be aware of the complex ethical issues surrounding medical research — more than ever before. Written by recognized experts in the field, Ethics in Psychiatric Research provides a comprehensive overview of the ethical concerns and regulations covering medical research on human subjects. This practical manual p…

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of BioethicsHuman embryo research touches upon strongly felt moral convictions, and it raises such deep questions about the promise and perils of scientific progress that debate over its development has become a moral and political imperative. From in vitro fertilization to embryonic stem cell research, cloning, and gene editing, Americans have repeatedly struggled with how to define the moral status of the human embryo, whether to limit its experimental uses, and how to contend with sharply divided public …