Respecting human rights is the sine qua non for all mental health care and support: the strategy of MindFreedom International

We focus on three types of coercive human rights violations: 1) Force with intrusive, irreversible procedures. We use two examples: (a) Involuntary electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) against the expressed wishes of the subject is a documented practice in both developed and developing nations. WHO has stated an intent to ban what is commonly known as "forced… CONTINUE READING