An alternative approach to restraint in psychiatry? The literature on the use of restraint in psychiatry reveals that it is mainly used against patients' will. An alternative way of restraining a patient in anticipation of a crisis situation is proposed through the calming effect of holding (psychoanalytical concept) and sensory integration (neurosciences). Offering patients a method of "voluntary restraint" could partly restore their autonomy.
Keywords: autonomie; autonomy; consent; consentement; contenance; contention; controverse; controversy; droit; ethics; experimentation; expérimentation; holding; neurosciences; psychiatrie; psychiatry; restraint; right; éthique.
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