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Indian J Psychiatry. 2003 Jul-Sep; 45(3): 155–157.
PMCID: PMC2952160

The nature and extent of the use of physical restraint and seclusion in psychiatric practice: Report of a survey


Restraint and seclusion has been used to manage patients despite all controversies. Our study analyzed the opinions of different psychiatrists on the use of this method in their clinical practice. Most of them (80%) practice restraints as a treatment modality and believe that they are integral to the management of psychiatric patients. None is using seclusion.

Keywords: restraints, seclusion, psychiatric patients

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