Friday, July 27, 2012

N.J. Doctor Under Scrutiny for 1995 Study

TRENTON — A doctor under investigation for allegedly conducting unauthorized research on disabled patients at a state institution is also under scrutiny for a study he co-wrote in 1995, a spokeswoman for the Human Services Department confirmed Wednesday.
In the 1995 report published in the Annals of Clinical Psychology, Philip May and five other researchers wrote about a study involving 23 men at the Hunterdon Developmental Center, whom they had weaned off anti-psychotic medication to measure their degree of aggressive behavior and whether the drug was necessary.

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