The purpose of a double blind or double masked study is to avoid observer and subject bias.
Why is "achieve comparability of treated and untreated subjects" not correct?
If the study is double blinded, is not the objective equal and unbiased comparability of treated and untreated subjects??© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 9:56 pm ad1c9bdddf
I agree with you that a double blinded study is meant to ensure that observers treat both groups equally and ...
Blind/Double-Blind Research Studies and Ethics
According to Cooper and Schindler (2008), ethics can be defined as norms or standards that guide moral choices about our behavior and our relationships. Do blind or double-blind research studies violate basic ethical principles? Why, or why not?View Full Posting Details