Improving ethical review of research involving incentives for health promotion

PLoS Med. 2012;9(3):e1001193. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001193. Epub 2012 Mar 27.


Alex London and colleagues propose new ethical frameworks for evaluating the risks associated with research in which financial or other incentives are used to promote healthy behavior.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Health Behavior
  • Health Promotion / ethics*
  • Humans
  • Motivation / ethics*