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dc.contributor.authorNoel, Melanieen_UK
dc.contributor.authorBoerner, Katelynn Een_UK
dc.contributor.authorBirnie, Kathryn Aen_UK
dc.contributor.authorCaes, Lineen_UK
dc.contributor.authorParker, Jennifer Aen_UK
dc.contributor.authorChambers, Christine Ten_UK
dc.contributor.authorFernandez, Conrad Ven_UK
dc.contributor.authorLee, Kangen_UK
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE: Deception has been used to investigate the role of developmental and behavioral factors in child health; however, its acceptability for use in pediatric research has received little empirical attention. This study examined the acceptability of deception in a pediatric pain research study as assessed through participating children's and parent's long-term perceptions of its use.  METHOD: Ninety-four children (52 boys; meanage = 12.77 yr) and their parents (86 mothers, 8 fathers) completed a structured interview that assessed perceptions of various aspects of deception in a pediatric pain study, 2.5 years after participating.  RESULTS: A minority of parents (25.5%) and children (13.8%) spontaneously recalled that deception was used. Overall, parents and children reported positive experiences with research participation, felt comfortable with the debriefing process, and deemed the research to be of societal importance. Opinions about researchers and psychologists were not negatively impacted, and most reported willingness to participate in research involving deception again.  CONCLUSION: When thoughtfully planned and disclosed, deception in pediatric research seems to be acceptable to parents and children. Future research should further examine the acceptability of deception and alternatives (e.g., authorized deception) among pediatric samples.en_UK
dc.publisherWolters Kluwer Healthen_UK
dc.relationNoel M, Boerner KE, Birnie KA, Caes L, Parker JA, Chambers CT, Fernandez CV & Lee K (2015) Acceptability by parents and children of deception in pediatric research. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 36 (2), pp. 75-85.
dc.rightsPublisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics: February/March 2015 - Volume 36 - Issue 2 - p 75–85 by Wolters Kluwer. The original publication is available at:
dc.titleAcceptability by parents and children of deception in pediatric researchen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricsen_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSeattle Children’sen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationDalhousie Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationDalhousie Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCentre for Pediatric Pain Researchen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationDalhousie Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationDalhousie Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Torontoen_UK
rioxxterms.apcnot requireden_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorNoel, Melanie|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorBoerner, Katelynn E|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorBirnie, Kathryn A|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorCaes, Line|0000-0001-7355-0706en_UK
local.rioxx.authorParker, Jennifer A|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorChambers, Christine T|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorFernandez, Conrad V|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorLee, Kang|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.filenameNoel Birnie et al. 2014.pdfen_UK
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