Chemical restraint.

  • Morton S Rapp
  • Published 1987 in
    Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
There are clinical and medico-legal implications to the forced administration of neuroleptic medication to actively resisting, aggressive psychiatric patients. However, there is little information on how frequently this occurs. This survey of its incidence on an acute admission ward demonstrates that "chemical restraint" as defined, is uncommon, considering… (More)