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Incidence of seclusion and restraint in psychiatric hospitals: a literature review and survey of international trends

Incidence of seclusion and restraint in psychiatric hospitals: a literature review and survey of... Soc Psychiat Epidemiol (2010) 45:889–897 DOI 10.1007/s00127-009-0132-3 OR IGINAL PAPER Incidence of seclusion and restraint in psychiatric hospitals: a literature review and survey of international trends Tilman Steinert Æ Peter Lepping Æ Renate Bernhardsgru ¨ tter Æ Andreas Conca Æ Trond Hatling Æ Wim Janssen Æ Alice Keski-Valkama Æ Fermin Mayoral Æ Richard Whittington Received: 2 December 2008 / Accepted: 18 August 2009 / Published online: 2 September 2009 Springer-Verlag 2009 Abstract far. Data fulfilling the inclusion criteria could be detected Objective The aim of this study was to identify quanti- from 12 different countries, covering single or multiple tative data on the use of seclusion and restraint in different hospitals in most counties and complete national figures for countries and on initiatives to reduce these interventions. two countries (Norway, Finland). Both mechanical restraint Methods Combined literature review on initiatives to and seclusion are forbidden in some countries for ethical reduce seclusion and restraint, and epidemiological data on reasons. Available data suggest that there are huge differ- the frequency and means of use in the 21st century in ences in the percentage of patients subject to and the different countries. Unpublished study was detected by duration of coercive interventions http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Psychiatry
ISSN
0933-7954
eISSN
1433-9285
DOI
10.1007/s00127-009-0132-3
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19727530
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Abstract

Soc Psychiat Epidemiol (2010) 45:889–897 DOI 10.1007/s00127-009-0132-3 OR IGINAL PAPER Incidence of seclusion and restraint in psychiatric hospitals: a literature review and survey of international trends Tilman Steinert Æ Peter Lepping Æ Renate Bernhardsgru ¨ tter Æ Andreas Conca Æ Trond Hatling Æ Wim Janssen Æ Alice Keski-Valkama Æ Fermin Mayoral Æ Richard Whittington Received: 2 December 2008 / Accepted: 18 August 2009 / Published online: 2 September 2009 Springer-Verlag 2009 Abstract far. Data fulfilling the inclusion criteria could be detected Objective The aim of this study was to identify quanti- from 12 different countries, covering single or multiple tative data on the use of seclusion and restraint in different hospitals in most counties and complete national figures for countries and on initiatives to reduce these interventions. two countries (Norway, Finland). Both mechanical restraint Methods Combined literature review on initiatives to and seclusion are forbidden in some countries for ethical reduce seclusion and restraint, and epidemiological data on reasons. Available data suggest that there are huge differ- the frequency and means of use in the 21st century in ences in the percentage of patients subject to and the different countries. Unpublished study was detected by duration of coercive interventions

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Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric EpidemiologySpringer Journals

Published: Sep 2, 2009

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