Deception by Research Participants

N Engl J Med. 2015 Sep 24;373(13):1192-3. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1506985.


Study participants who fabricate, falsify, or fail to disclose important information can undermine the integrity of clinical trials, with negative consequences for both future patients and the participants themselves. What can investigators do to address the problem?

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Deception*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Patient Selection*
  • Research Subjects*