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noun arrest, ban, bar, barricade, blockade, bondage, brake, bridle, captivity, caution, censure, check, confinement, constraint, containment, control, curb, custody, damper, deprivation of liberty, detention, deterrence, deterrent, disallowance, discipline, dissuasion, durance, embargo, forbearance, forbiddance, guardianship, hamper, hindrance, holdback, impediment, impedimentum, imprisonment, incarceration, inhibition, interception, interference, limitation, moderatio, moderation, obstacle, obstruction, opposition, prevention, prohibition, proscription, repression, reserve, restriction, self-control, self-denial, servitude, shackle, slavery, stay, stop, stoppage, suppression, taboo, temperance, veto
Associated concepts: combination in restraint of trade, connpiracy in restraint of trade, prior restraint, restraint on alienation
See also: apprehension, arrest, bar, barrier, bondage, captivity, censorship, check, cloud, coercion, commitment, composure, compulsion, constraint, continence, control, custody, damper, detention, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, discipline, disincentive, durance, embargo, estoppel, fetter, force, handicap, hindrance, impediment, incarceration, incumbrance, injunction, lien, limitation, moderation, obstacle, obstruction, prohibition, propriety, quota, restriction, retention, servitude, stay, temperance, veto

RESTRAINT. Something which prevents us from doing what we would desire to do.
     2. Restraint is lawful and unlawful. It is lawful when its object is to prevent the violation of the law, or the rights of others. It is unlawful when it is used to prevent others from doing a lawful act; for example, when one binds himself not to trade generally; but an agreement not to trade in a particular place is lawful. A legacy given in restraint of marriage, or on condition that the legatee shall not marry, is good, and the condition alone is void. The Roman civil law agrees with ours in this respect; a legacy given on condition that the legatee shall not marry is void. Clef des Lois Rom. mot Passion. See Condition; Limitation.

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2011), with chemical restraint more prevalent as an acceptable alternative (Bray et al.
chemical restraint (psychotropic medications), and seclusion/timeout (separate and locked or closed space away from class) from our analysis.
Chemical restraints were used in pediatric psychiatric patients in the emergency department by almost three-fourths of the respondents, but few reported having formal policies on chemical restraint.
Although chemical restraint is a second option, polypharmacy is a major problem in the long-term care setting, so chemical constraint should be used sparingly, and only after other methods have repeatedly failed.
With our chemical restraint reduction efforts, once the psychiatrist was on staff, we found staff expected the psychiatrist to "cure" these residents.
The definition of a chemical restraint continues to be an area of debate, but most experts agree that medication used specifically to treat a psychiatric diagnosis is a treatment rather than a chemical restraint, Dr.
There are a lot of moral and ethical reasons against using chemical restraint since it reaffirms patients' greatest fear about medication--that the physician is going "to take them over and quiet them down.
Hoyer, for example, told the audience that only 3% of nursing homes surveyed during the last quarter of 1991 were cited for chemical restraint deficiencies, compared to 1 of 9 in the last quarter of 1989.
Chemical restraints refer to the use of medications to control behavior or restrict a patient's freedom of movement (Ryan & Peterson, 2004), which, while increasing in frequency in their administration in the schools (Canham, et al.
But some advocates worry that more use of so-called chemical restraints could be a dangerous step backward in efforts to reform the state's juvenile justice system.
Facilities' staff are familiar with the federal requirements dealing with both chemical restraints and unnecessary drugs (42 C.
Areas that the DRCVI will be monitoring include: improving disability access in schools, government buildings, restaurants, shops, theaters and bathrooms, improving public transport access, accessible voting and election processes, reducing abuse and neglect in facilities and community settings, reducing physical and chemical restraints, seclusion, and other methods of containment for the disabled, informing the disabled of their rights, increasing the number of disabled who vote, improving quality healthcare, employment opportunities, assistive technology devices and services and emergency preparedness planning.

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