grouppeopleYour participation in our research studies is completely voluntary. You may choose not to participate or to withdraw from any study at any time, without loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled. You will be notified of significant new findings that might relate to your willingness to continue to participate if you are in our study.

If you have any questions about your rights as a research participant or any complaints, you may call the Administrative Director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute Institutional Review Board during office hours at (646) 774-7161.