Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Locked Wards ‘Harm Patients’

From Charlottesville Prejudice and Civil Rights Watch:

locking of mental health patients into their wards in NHS hospitals
makes them more likely to be violent, harm themselves and refuse
medication, new research shows.

people with depression, schizophrenia or manic moods as if they were
prisoners is designed to promote safety, but increases the risk of them
attacking nurses or fellow patients, according to the study by London’s
City University....

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