Commissioned Papers

The following papers, commissioned by the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, are available in Volume II of this report:

Critical Issues Concerning Research Involving Decisionally Impaired Persons
Jonathan D. Moreno, Ph.D.
University of Virginia*

Research Involving Persons with Mental Disabilities: A Review of Policy Issues and Proposals
Rebecca Dresser, J.D.
Case Western Reserve University

Relational Ethics and Research with Vulnerable Populations
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D.
Fordham University

Competency to Decide on Treatment and Research: The MacArthur Capacity Instruments
Elyn R. Saks, M. Litt., J.D.
University of Southern California School of Law

Decisionally Impaired Research Subjects: Disorders and Research Promises
Paul S. Appelbaum, M.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical Center


*Formerly at the State University of New York, Brooklyn.

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