13. Resisting Variables – Service User/Survivor Perspectives on Researching Coercion

  1. Thomas W. Kallert4,5,6,
  2. Juan E. Mezzich7 and
  3. John Monahan8
  1. Jasna Russo1 and
  2. Jan Wallcraft2,3

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch13

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

How to Cite

Russo, J. and Wallcraft, J. (2011) Resisting Variables – Service User/Survivor Perspectives on Researching Coercion, in Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects (eds T. W. Kallert, J. E. Mezzich and J. Monahan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Park Hospital Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Morawitzstrasse 2, Leipzig, 04289, Germany

  2. 5

    Soteria Hospital Leipzig, Morawitzstrasse 4, Leipzig, 04289, Germany

  3. 6

    Dresden University of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Fetscherstrasse 74, Dresden, 01307, Germany

  4. 7

    New York University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 5th Avenue and 100th Street, Box 1093, New York, NY, 10029-6574, USA

  5. 8

    University of Virginia, 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22903, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mental Disability Advocacy Centre, Hercegprímás utca 11, Budapest, H-1051, Hungary

  2. 2

    University of Birmingham, Centre for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health, Muirhead Tower, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK

  3. 3

    University of Hertfordshire, Centre for Mental Health Recovery, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AB, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470660720

Online ISBN: 9780470978573

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Keywords:

  • Resisting variables – service user/survivor perspectives on researching coercion;
  • Limitations of psychiatric research on coercion;
  • Composition and perception of the ‘sample’;
  • Research questions and methodologies;
  • Towards comprehensive research on coercion;
  • Redirecting the research focus;
  • Rethinking treatment outcomes;
  • electro-convulsive therapy (ECT);
  • ‘survivors of psychiatry’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Limitations of psychiatric research on coercion

  • Language

  • Composition and perception of the ‘sample’

  • Research questions and methodologies

  • Towards comprehensive research on coercion

  • Importance of independent research

  • Redirecting the research focus

  • Rethinking treatment outcomes

  • Closing remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References