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Aggressive Behavior in Patients with Schizophrenia – What Causes It?

April 23, 2017 – 9:43 AM |

The definition of violence by World Health Organization (WHO, 2010) is actual or threatened violence done intentionally and unintentionally by using physical force, against any person leading to death, harm, injury and maladaptive behavior or deprivation.

Relying on Restraints in Psychiatric Settings: Distasteful yet Necessary?

February 12, 2017 – 9:33 AM |

In a medical context, restraint is defined as “forcible confinement or control of a subject, as of a confused, disoriented, psychotic, or irrational person”. Counsel and Care UK, (2002) calls it the “intentional restriction of …

Use of Restraints in Psychiatric Patients: An Ethical Dilemma

April 6, 2016 – 9:09 PM |

In general terms, to restrain is to limit someone’s liberty. According to Gaten (2007), restraint in medical practice can be anything or any method which is use to restrict a client’s movement or to control …

In Perspective: Implications of Using Physical Restraints in Clinical Settings

January 22, 2014 – 7:40 PM |

This argumentative essay is directed toward the healthcare professionals and especially the nurses who are most of the time in contact with the patients and are better aware of their needs and feelings. Based on …

Physically Restraining Psychiatric Patients: More Harm that Good?

September 10, 2013 – 11:26 PM |

Breathing in the room with the air of dignity is far better than to live in an environment where you are powerless. Physical restraint refers to “any manual method, or mechanical device attached or adjacent …