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Restraint in mental health settings; is it time to declare a position?

Baskind, EI, Sethi, F, Parkes, J, Paterson, B and O'Brien, A (2018) Restraint in mental health settings; is it time to declare a position? British Journal of Psychiatry, 212 (3). pp. 137-141. ISSN 0007-1250

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The emergence of a drive to reduce restrictive interventions has been accompanied particularly in the UK by a debate focussing on restraint positions. Any restraint intervention delivered poorly can potentially lead to serious negative outcomes. More research is required to reliably state the risk attached to a particular position in a particular clinical circumstance.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an author-produced electronic version of an article accepted for publication in the British Journal of Psychiatry. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online at http://bjp.rcpsych.org
Uncontrolled Keywords: 11 Medical And Health Sciences, 17 Psychology And Cognitive Sciences
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
K Law > K Law (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Divisions: Law
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2017 11:57
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2021 10:57
DOI or ID number: 10.1192/bjp.2017.31
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7621
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