Effects Sedative Medications in Controlling Behaviors

Effects Sedative Medications in Controlling Behaviors

INTRODUCTION

The use of sedative medications to control behaviours is controversial and has been described as being highly coercive and having significant effects on a person (MuirCochrane & Grace, 2017).

QUESTION


In this essay you are required to critically discuss:
• the controversy of the use of psychotropic medications to control behaviours and manage symptoms for people who experience mental illness.
• Identify the challenging aspects for registered nurses who administer psychotropic medication to the consumer who poses significant risk of harm to self and/or others, in promoting recovery-oriented practice.
Your essay must utilise a range of national and international contemporary literature, to create an argument that identifies the complexities of this issue.
word limit; 2000(plus of minus 10%)