Chapter 8: Seclusion – past, present and future

What is the sole aim of seclusion according to the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice?


Morrison and Lehane (1996) found which of the following to be the commonest reasons for seclusion?


What was the longest single episode of mechanical restraint found by Betempts and Buncher (1992) in American hospitals?


Shepherd and Lavender (1999) showed what percentage of 127 violent incidents could be managed using verbal interventions?


Which of these things did Soranus suggest that the insane should be protected from?


Which of the following are important  factors to include on a seclusion form?


Which of the following patient characteristics affect the rate of seclusion?


In the 1920s staff in psychiatric hospitals were expected to work?


Which of the following are factors found by Jose de Cangas (1993) to be associated with increased frequency of use of seclusion?


In 2004 Department of Health figures found what percentage of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units and Low Secure Units had no seclusion room?


The use of seclusion is at least how many years old?


Seclusion should be reviewed by which of the following?


In the 1790s which of these things did Philippe Pinel suggest reduce the need for restraints?


In Beer et al’s (1997) survey, out of the 65 PICUs with seclusion, how many units had no written seclusion policy?


Which of the following did an inquiry in 1923 at Hull Asylum report?


According to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice seclusion should be used?


In Steele’s (1993) survey what percentage of staff felt that seclusion had a therapeutic value?