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Key international themes in coercion

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Coercion remains a dominant theme in mental healthcare and a source of major concern. While the presence of coercion is ubiquitous internationally, it varies significantly in nature and degree in different countries and is influenced by a variety of factors. Recent reports have raised concerns about physical restraint and the increasing use of legislation in high-income countries. At the same time, a recent Human Rights Watch report on pasung (the practice of tying or restricting movement mor...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1192/S2056474000001926

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
BJPsych International Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
61-63
Publication date:
2018-01-02
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EISSN:
2058-6264
ISSN:
2056-4740
Pubs id:
pubs:746160
URN:
uri:f8f2ca3e-f85d-4927-9505-2ce22c72a971
UUID:
uuid:f8f2ca3e-f85d-4927-9505-2ce22c72a971
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pubs:746160
Language:
English

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