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© Oxford University Press 2009. All rights reserved. This chapter describes a research project involving persons with intellectual disabilities that was recently completed. The project raised a number of ethical issues for researchers, but the most vexing were to do with consent. The chapter addresses the question of whether having an individual's consent is sufficient justification for including them in research.

Original publication

DOI

10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.003.0010

Type

Chapter

Book title

The Limits of Consent: A Socio-Ethical Approach to Human Subject Research in Medicine

Publication Date

01/09/2009