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Ethics of a placebo-controlled trial in severe mania

Vikram Patel

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2006.004


Abstract

In October 2005, editors of the IJME learnt that the British Journal of Psychiatry had published a report of a placebo-controlled trial of an atypical anti-psychotic drug. The drug was tested on 290 people experiencing an episode of acute mania. The trial was conducted on in-patients of eight health facilities in India.

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