Coercion in mental healthcare: time for a change in direction

Molodynski, A., Khazaal, Y. and Callard, F. (2016) Coercion in mental healthcare: time for a change in direction. BJPsych International, 13(1), pp. 1-3. (doi: 10.1192/s2056474000000854) (PMID:29093879) (PMCID:PMC5618885)

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Coercion has always been integral to the care and treatment of people who are mentally ill and there is no ‘perfect’ model in which coercion is absent. A number of interventions have shown promise in reducing the use of coercion, however, and we believe the evidence points to ways forward that may improve both the experience and the outcome of care.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Callard, Professor Felicity
Authors: Molodynski, A., Khazaal, Y., and Callard, F.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Journal Name:BJPsych International
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISSN (Online):2058-6264
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 Royal College of Psychiatrists
First Published:First published in BJPsych International 13(1): 1-3
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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