Center for Bioethics Papers

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

September 2003


An important type of research on informed consent involves empirically testing interventions designed to improve the consent process. Here we report on the experience of eight teams that conducted research involving interventions designed primarily to impact one of three categories: decision-making, knowledge, and the therapeutic misconception.


© The Hastings Center. Reprinted by Permission. This article originally appeared in IRB: Ethics and Human Research Special Supplement, Volume 25, Issue 5, September 2003, pages S11-S19.
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Date Posted: 12 March 2007