Tag: patient rights
People who reduced antipsychotic use by tapering were doing just as well after five years as those who continued using the drugs.
As of Jan. 1, visitors at New Jersey's state psychiatric hospitals can no longer bring in food, beverages or items to patients. The new policy also prohibits...
The science magazine RUBIN provides an update on patients’ rights to refuse treatment in Germany's psychiatric wards. “In psychiatric wards in Germany, patients used to be medicated indiscriminately against their will if doctors considered it necessary. It was only after a Federal Constitution Court ruling a few years ago that patient autonomy has been strengthened.”