phsyical restraint

England’s mental health care lacks money, yes – but it also lacks compassion

“A series of scandals should focus minds on the punitive conditions far too many patients are confined in” This article by Jay Watts has been published in The Guardian. It begins: “We have made great progress in  England  when it comes to…
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Tied down and locked away: Harrowing tales emerge from Japan’s psychiatric patients

“Japanese psychiatric patients are nearly 270 times as likely to be physically restrained as American patients, 600 times as likely as Australians and 3,200 times as likely as New Zealanders.”A study by Prof. Toshio Hasegawa, as published in the Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences journal This article is by Simon…
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