IRB Application Instructions - Incomplete Disclosure / Deception

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  • Incomplete disclosure / deception occurs when investigators design a research study in such a way that subjects do not initially know the actual intent of the research i.e., incomplete disclosure/deception. Incomplete disclosure means that certain information is deliberately withheld from subjects. Deception means that subjects are deliberately misled.

  • See HRPP Manual Section 6-3-A, Risk Benefit Ratio: Incomplete Disclosure / Deception for more information about requirements related to incomplete disclosure / deception

  • If the question is answered yes, submit debriefing script, document, etc. as an attachment

Helpful HRPP Manual Sections

Question Number

  • Initial Application (Expedited and Full Board) - Question 19