Seclusion

Author(s):
Dr Stephen Elsom

Duration:
14 minutes

Credits:
0.5

Published:
January 2008

CPD domain:
Clinical

Type:
Podcast

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In this telephone interview, Dr Stephen Elsom talks from Australia on the topical issue of seclusion as an intervention for containing uncontrolled, disturbed behaviour of psychiatric patients. He discusses the research evidence regarding the use of seclusion and current thinking surrounding this practice. He also talks about methods that can be helpful to reduce the rate of seclusion used as an intervention.

 

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