Lecture Slides

With funding from the National Institutes of Health (T15-HL72453, DuBois PI) faculty at the Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University and at the Missouri Institute for Mental Health developed a short-term course on ethics in mental health research which ran from 2002 - 2005. Slides from the course are presented below in pdf format.

History and Principles






Cultural Competence




Risks and Benefits/Study Design




Informed Consent




Decision-making capacity




Recruitment




Privacy and Confidentiality



Conflicts of Interest