2. Coercive Treatment and Stigma – Is There a Link?

  1. Thomas W. Kallert2,3,4,
  2. Juan E. Mezzich5 and
  3. John Monahan6
  1. Wolfgang Gaebel and
  2. Harald Zäske

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch2

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

How to Cite

Gaebel, W. and Zäske, H. (2011) Coercive Treatment and Stigma – Is There a Link?, 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.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

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

  5. 6

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

Author Information

  1. Heinrich-Heine University, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty, Bergische Landstrasse 2, Düsseldorf, 40629, Germany

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:

  • Coercive treatment and stigma – is there a link?;
  • Coercive treatment – epidemiology and international comparisons;
  • Stigma as a contributing factor in coercive measures;
  • Behavioural markers and their impact on coercive measures;
  • Consequences of coercive measures;
  • Human rights and antistigma programmes;
  • ‘stigma AND mental illness’;
  • German Association for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (DGPPN);
  • European Union (EU)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Coercive treatment – epidemiology and international comparisons

  • Stigma as a contributing factor in coercive measures

  • Behavioural markers and their impact on coercive measures

  • Consequences of coercive measures

  • Evolving strategies – international guidelines for coercive measures and advocacy of non-discrimination

  • Human rights and antistigma programmes

  • Summary and future prospects

  • Notes

  • References