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NACDA Guidelines for Substance Abuse Research Involving Children and Adolescents

Guidance for researchers, institutional review boards and study reviewers in developing, conducting or reviewing studies involving children and adolescents. The guidelines that are provided in this document address both general issues regarding conducting research in youth as well as issues that may specifically arise when conducting drug abuse research in youth.

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Issued by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Issue Date: March 28, 2012

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