Jasna Russo

The Importance of User-Controlled Research on Coercion

Coercion in psychiatry is one of the main topics in user/survivor movement worldwide. At the same time, user controlled research in this field is almost non existent. The reasons for this situation will be analysed, the need for research on coercion and the obstacles that research done by users/survivors faces. The presentation will also outline possible methodologies, their advantages and their potential.

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Presentation held on 7th June 2007 at the Symposium "Qualitative research on coercion in psychiatry", chaired by Michaela Amering, at the congress “Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Review”, run by the World Psychiatric Association in Dresden, Germany, June 6-8, 2007

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