9. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry

  1. Thomas W. Kallert2,3,4,
  2. Juan E. Mezzich5 and
  3. John Monahan6
  1. Ahmed Okasha and
  2. Tarek Okasha

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch9

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

How to Cite

Okasha, A. and Okasha, T. (2011) Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry, 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.ch9

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. Ain Shams University, Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, 3 Shawarby Street, Kasr El Nil, Cairo, 11211, Egypt

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:

  • Cross-cultural perspectives on coercive treatment in psychiatry;
  • Delivery of mental health care;
  • Coercive measures in child and adolescent psychiatry;
  • Attitudes towards coercion;
  • Deprivation of liberty;
  • Transcultural aspects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Delivery of mental health care

  • Selected studies in developing countries on involuntary hospitalization, seclusion and restraint

  • Coercive measures in child and adolescent psychiatry

  • Attitudes towards coercion

  • Deprivation of liberty

  • Transcultural aspects

  • Conclusions

  • References