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NCJ Number: 42310 Find in a Library
Title: PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS - RESEARCH INVOLVING PRISONERS AND NOTICE OF REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS OF BIOMEDICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH
Journal: FEDERAL REGISTER  Volume:42  Issue:10  Dated:(JANUARY 14, 1977)  Pages:3075-3091
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Washington, DC 20201
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT CONTAINS THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF A GOVERNMENT HEARING THAT SOUGHT A COURSE OF ACTION TO ENSURE THAT THE RIGHTS OF PRISONERS WERE NOT ABUSED IN BIOMEDICAL AND BEHAVIOR RESEARCH.
Abstract: THE COMMISSION RECOMMENDED THAT STUDIES OF PRISONERS MAY BE CONDUCTED PROVIDED THAT IT PRESENT MINIMAL OR NO RISK AND NO MORE THAN MERE INCONVENIENCE TO THE SUBJECTS. IT ALSO ARGUED THAT THE HEAD OF THE RESPONSIBLE FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY SHOULD DETERMINE THAT THE COMPETENCE OF THE INVESTIGATORS AND THE ADEQUACY OF THE RESEARCH FACILITIES ARE SUFFICIENT FOR THE CONDUCT OF ANY RESEARCH PROJECT IN WHICH PRISONERS ARE TO BE INVOLVED. IT FURTHER RECOMMENDED THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION AND WELFARE NOT RECOMMEND ANY RESEARCH ON PRISONERS UNLESS THESE CONDITIONS ARE MET....BDS
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Behavioral science research; Congressional information; Inmates as research subjects; Prisoner's rights; US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
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