coercion

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Summary: The use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.

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  1. Jewkes R, Abrahams N. The epidemiology of rape and sexual coercion in South Africa: an overview. Soc Sci Med. 2002;55:1231-44 pubmed
    ..incidents of rape and attempted rape per 100,000 women each year) represents the tip of an ice berg of sexual coercion. Representative community-based surveys have found, for example, that in the 17-48 age group there are 2070 such ..
  2. Husum T, Bjørngaard J, Finset A, Ruud T. Staff attitudes and thoughts about the use of coercion in acute psychiatric wards. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2011;46:893-901 pubmed publisher
    ..Staff attitudes towards the use of coercion have been put forward as a factor that may influence these differences...
  3. Adhikari R, Tamang J. Sexual coercion of married women in Nepal. BMC Womens Health. 2010;10:31 pubmed publisher
    Sexual coercion is an important public health issue due to its negative association with social and health outcomes...
  4. Diseth R, Bøgwald K, Høglend P. Attitudes among stakeholders towards compulsory mental health care in Norway. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2011;34:1-6 pubmed publisher
    The Norwegian Mental Health Care Act allows use of coercion under certain conditions. Even though the current practice has been criticized, little empirical data exist about the attitudes towards compulsory mental health care...
  5. Miller E, Decker M, McCauley H, Tancredi D, Levenson R, Waldman J, et al. A family planning clinic partner violence intervention to reduce risk associated with reproductive coercion. Contraception. 2011;83:274-80 pubmed publisher
    ..of a family-planning-clinic-based intervention to address intimate partner violence (IPV) and reproductive coercion. Four free-standing urban family planning clinics in Northern California were randomized to intervention (trained ..
  6. Callaghan S, Ryan C, Kerridge I. Risk of suicide is insufficient warrant for coercive treatment for mental illness. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2013;36:374-85 pubmed publisher
    ..and its relationship to capacity as well as tendency to minimise the real costs of psychiatric treatment and coercion against the aim of suicide prevention...
  7. Molodynski A, Rugkåsa J, Burns T. Coercion and compulsion in community mental health care. Br Med Bull. 2010;95:105-19 pubmed publisher
    There is ongoing debate in the UK as to the place of coercion and compulsion in community mental health care...
  8. Tishler C, Reiss N. Pediatric drug-trial recruitment: enticement without coercion. Pediatrics. 2011;127:949-54 pubmed publisher
    ..gov databases for updated data on current practices in pediatric participant compensation/payment. We provide recommendations for tackling current barriers to recruiting and retaining children and families in clinical trials. ..
  9. Ybarra M, Bull S, Kiwanuka J, Bangsberg D, Korchmaros J. Prevalence rates of sexual coercion victimization and perpetration among Uganda adolescents. AIDS Care. 2012;24:1392-400 pubmed publisher
    b>Coercion is consistently reported as a risk factor for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Because of the gendered nature of previous research, however, little is known about male victims or female perpetrators...

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  1. Fiorillo A, Giacco D, De Rosa C, Kallert T, Katsakou C, Onchev G, et al. Patient characteristics and symptoms associated with perceived coercion during hospital treatment. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2012;125:460-7 pubmed publisher
    ..For ethical and clinical reasons, their perceived coercion should be reduced as far as possible...
  2. Katsakou C, Bowers L, Amos T, Morriss R, Rose D, Wykes T, et al. Coercion and treatment satisfaction among involuntary patients. Psychiatr Serv. 2010;61:286-92 pubmed publisher
    This study aimed to assess involuntary inpatients' satisfaction with treatment and explore how coercion and other factors are associated with satisfaction...
  3. Agardh A, Odberg Pettersson K, Ostergren P. Experience of sexual coercion and risky sexual behavior among Ugandan university students. BMC Public Health. 2011;11:527 pubmed publisher
    Growing worldwide evidence shows that the experience of sexual coercion is fairly prevalent among young people and is associated with risky sexual behavior thereafter...
  4. Raboch J, Kališová L, Nawka A, Kitzlerova E, Onchev G, Karastergiou A, et al. Use of coercive measures during involuntary hospitalization: findings from ten European countries. Psychiatr Serv. 2010;61:1012-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was part of the European Evaluation of Coercion in Psychiatry and Harmonization of Best Clinical Practice (EUNOMIA) project...
  5. Hayer M. Perceptions of sexual coercion among young women in Uganda. J Health Organ Manag. 2010;24:498-504 pubmed
    This paper sets out to explore Ugandan young women's definitions and perceptions of sexual coercion. A qualitative study was conducted with seven young women in rural Uganda...
  6. Bergk J, Flammer E, Steinert T. "Coercion Experience Scale" (CES)--validation of a questionnaire on coercive measures. BMC Psychiatry. 2010;10:5 pubmed publisher
    ..adverse effects", "Separation", "Negative environment", "Fear" and "Coercion". These six factors explained 54.5% of the total variance. Cronbach alpha ranged from .67 to ...
  7. Bergk J, Einsiedler B, Flammer E, Steinert T. A randomized controlled comparison of seclusion and mechanical restraint in inpatient settings. Psychiatr Serv. 2011;62:1310-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Restrictions of human rights as measured by the Coercion Experience Scale (CES) were the primary outcome variable...
  8. Wynn R, Kvalvik A, Hynnekleiv T. Attitudes to coercion at two Norwegian psychiatric units. Nord J Psychiatry. 2011;65:133-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the attitudes to coercion at two Norwegian psychiatric units...
  9. Thornicroft G, Farrelly S, Birchwood M, Marshall M, Szmukler G, Waheed W, et al. CRIMSON [CRisis plan IMpact: Subjective and Objective coercion and eNgagement] protocol: a randomised controlled trial of joint crisis plans to reduce compulsory treatment of people with psychosis. Trials. 2010;11:102 pubmed publisher
    ..Secondary outcomes include overall costs, service user engagement, perceived coercion and therapeutic relationships...
  10. Sheehan K, Burns T. Perceived coercion and the therapeutic relationship: a neglected association?. Psychiatr Serv. 2011;62:471-6 pubmed publisher
    Increasing patient autonomy and decreasing coercion are frequently cited goals in mental health care. Research suggests that the therapeutic relationship and patients' experiences of coercion may be associated...
  11. McFarland R, Majolo B. Grooming coercion and the post-conflict trading of social services in wild Barbary macaques. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26893 pubmed publisher
    ..reconciliation) was apparent in the victim but not in the aggressor. Conversely, we found evidence for grooming coercion by the aggressor; when the victim failed to give grooming soon after a conflict they received renewed aggression ..
  12. Lay B, Nordt C, Rossler W. Variation in use of coercive measures in psychiatric hospitals. Eur Psychiatry. 2011;26:244-51 pubmed publisher
    ..the kind and severity of mental illness are the most important risk factors for being subjected to any form of coercion. Variation across the six psychiatric hospitals was high, even after accounting for risk factors on the patient ..
  13. Dunkel C, Mathes E. The effect of individual differences and manipulated life expectancies on the willingness to engage in sexual coercion. Evol Psychol. 2011;9:588-99 pubmed
    ..Short-term preferences and long-term preferences were correlated with the willingness to engage in sexual coercion at all life expectancies...
  14. Landeweer E, Abma T, Widdershoven G. Moral margins concerning the use of coercion in psychiatry. Nurs Ethics. 2011;18:304-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Moral case deliberation provides a practical tool to systematically organize moral reflections among nurses on the work floor. ..
  15. MacGregor O, McNamee M. Philosophy on steroids: a reply. Theor Med Bioeth. 2010;31:401-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, rather than reaching any particular conclusion for or against doping products or processes in this article, we conclude that an increased context-sensitivity will result in a more evenhanded appraisal of arguments on the matter. ..
  16. Myklebust L, Sørgaard K, Røtvold K, Wynn R. Factors of importance to involuntary admission. Nord J Psychiatry. 2012;66:178-82 pubmed publisher
    ..While some countries have stable or declining rates of involuntary admission, this type of coercion is now on the increase in several European countries...
  17. Bennewith O, Amos T, Lewis G, Katsakou C, Wykes T, Morriss R, et al. Ethnicity and coercion among involuntarily detained psychiatric in-patients. Br J Psychiatry. 2010;196:75-6 pubmed publisher
    ..adult Black and minority ethnic (BME) patients detained for involuntary psychiatric treatment experienced more coercion than similar White patients. We found no evidence of this from patient interviews or from hospital records...
  18. Young B, Furman W, Jones M. Changes in adolescents' risk factors following peer sexual coercion: evidence for a feedback loop. Dev Psychopathol. 2012;24:559-71 pubmed publisher
    Investigators have identified a number of factors that increase the risk for experiencing sexual coercion, but as yet little is known about how sexual coercion in turn affects these risk factors...
  19. Pilgrim N, Ahmed S, Gray R, Sekasanvu J, Lutalo T, Nalugoda F, et al. Sexual coercion among adolescent women in Rakai, Uganda: does family structure matter?. J Interpers Violence. 2013;28:1289-313 pubmed publisher
    Studies on adolescent girls' vulnerability to sexual coercion in Sub-Saharan Africa have focused mainly on individual and partner risk factors, rarely investigating the role the family might play in their vulnerability...
  20. Katsakou C, Rose D, Amos T, Bowers L, McCabe R, Oliver D, et al. Psychiatric patients' views on why their involuntary hospitalisation was right or wrong: a qualitative study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2012;47:1169-79 pubmed publisher
    ..They felt that coercion was necessary, as they could not recognise that they needed help when acutely unwell...
  21. Jaeger S, Pfiffner C, Weiser P, Längle G, Croissant D, Schepp W, et al. Long-term effects of involuntary hospitalization on medication adherence, treatment engagement and perception of coercion. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2013;48:1787-96 pubmed publisher
    ..of involuntary hospitalization on medication adherence, engagement in out-patient treatment and perceived coercion to treatment participation...
  22. Miller E, Decker M, McCauley H, Tancredi D, Levenson R, Waldman J, et al. Pregnancy coercion, intimate partner violence and unintended pregnancy. Contraception. 2010;81:316-22 pubmed publisher
    Reproductive control including pregnancy coercion (coercion by male partners to become pregnant) and birth control sabotage (partner interference with contraception) may be associated with partner violence and risk for unintended ..
  23. Tan J, Stewart A, Fitzpatrick R, Hope T. Attitudes of patients with anorexia nervosa to compulsory treatment and coercion. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2010;33:13-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Research suggests that patients are often subject to compulsion and coercion even without formal compulsory treatment orders...
  24. Clüver F, Elkonin D, Young C. Experiences of sexual relationships of young black women in an atmosphere of coercion. SAHARA J. 2013;10:8-16 pubmed publisher
    ..This pressure and coercion was not just felt in their interactions with older men, but also in their romantic partnerships...
  25. Klitzman R. How IRBs view and make decisions about coercion and undue influence. J Med Ethics. 2013;39:224-9 pubmed publisher
    Scholars have debated how to define coercion and undue influence, but how institutional review boards (IRBs) view and make decisions about these issues in actual cases has not been explored...
  26. Fair C, Vanyur J. Sexual coercion, verbal aggression, and condom use consistency among college students. J Am Coll Health. 2011;59:273-80 pubmed publisher
    The relationship between condom use and 2 less visible categories of intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual coercion and verbal aggression, was examined among college students...
  27. Pasalich D, Dadds M, Hawes D, Brennan J. Do callous-unemotional traits moderate the relative importance of parental coercion versus warmth in child conduct problems? An observational study. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2011;52:1308-15 pubmed publisher
    ..between parenting and conduct problems, by using independent observations of two key dimensions of parenting: coercion and warmth...
  28. Struckman Johnson C, Struckman Johnson D. A comparison of sexual coercion experiences reported by men and women in prison. J Interpers Violence. 2006;21:1591-615 pubmed
    Comparisons were made between self-reports from 382 men and 51 women who had experienced sexual coercion while incarcerated...
  29. Sørgaard K. Patients' perception of coercion in acute psychiatric wards. An intervention study. Nord J Psychiatry. 2004;58:299-304 pubmed
    A project based on the "Breakthrough series" for reducing the patients' perception of coercion in psychiatric acute wards is presented...
  30. Pescosolido B, Gardner C, Lubell K. How people get into mental health services: stories of choice, coercion and "muddling through" from "first-timers". Soc Sci Med. 1998;46:275-86 pubmed
    ..of how they came to use mental health services, classifying these stories as "choice," "coercion," or "muddling through"...
  31. Wild T, Newton Taylor B, Alletto R. Perceived coercion among clients entering substance abuse treatment: structural and psychological determinants. Addict Behav. 1998;23:81-95 pubmed
    ..This is because coercion is typically inferred from referral source rather than measured...
  32. Grudzinskas A. Commentary: the search for a formula to relate competence, coercion, and mandated treatment. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2002;30:218-20 pubmed
  33. Tuohimäki C, Kaltiala Heino R, Korkeila J, Tuori T, Lehtinen V, Joukamaa M. The use of harmful to others-criterion for involuntary treatment in Finland. Eur J Health Law. 2003;10:183-99 pubmed
    ..b>Coercion (defined as seclusion, the use of restraints, forced medication, physical restraint or restrictions in leaving ..
  34. Moser D, Arndt S, Kanz J, Benjamin M, Bayless J, Reese R, et al. Coercion and informed consent in research involving prisoners. Compr Psychiatry. 2004;45:1-9 pubmed
    ..has been limited due to concern that prisoners may represent a vulnerable population secondary to possible coercion and limited capacity for voluntary informed consent...
  35. Adams Curtis L, Forbes G. College women's experiences of sexual coercion: a review of cultural, perpetrator, victim, and situational variables. Trauma Violence Abuse. 2004;5:91-122 pubmed
    The literature on college women's experiences with sexual coercion is reviewed, with an emphasis on work published since 1990...
  36. Vuckovich P, Artinian B. Justifying coercion. Nurs Ethics. 2005;12:370-80 pubmed
    ..of administering medication to involuntary psychiatric patients revealed a basic social process of justifying coercion. Although the 17 nurses interviewed all reported success at avoiding the use of coercion, each had an individual ..
  37. Festinger D, Marlowe D, Dugosh K, Croft J, Arabia P. Higher magnitude cash payments improve research follow-up rates without increasing drug use or perceived coercion. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008;96:128-35 pubmed publisher
    ..nor magnitude ($10, $40, or $70) of research follow-up payments increased rates of new drug use or perceptions of coercion. However, higher payments and payments in cash were associated with better follow-up attendance, reduced tracking ..
  38. Bernstein R. Commentary: commentary on the "choice" between seclusion and forced medication. Psychiatr Serv. 2008;59:212 pubmed publisher
  39. Liegeois A, Eneman M. Ethics of deliberation, consent and coercion in psychiatry. J Med Ethics. 2008;34:73-6 pubmed publisher
    ..try to get free and informed consent of patients, but often feel required to restrict freedom and to use coercion. The present article develops ethical advice given by an Ethics Committee for Mental Health Care...
  40. Santhya K, Haberland N, Ram F, Sinha R, Mohanty S. Consent and coercion: examining unwanted sex among married young women in India. Int Fam Plan Perspect. 2007;33:124-32 pubmed
    ..Further research is required to determine the effects of unwanted sex on sexual and reproductive health outcomes and to help programs develop the best strategies for dealing with coerced sex within marriage. ..
  41. Giordano S. Anorexia nervosa and refusal of naso-gastric treatment: a response to Heather Draper. Bioethics. 2003;17:261-78 pubmed
  42. Whittington R, Bowers L, Nolan P, Simpson A, Neil L. Approval ratings of inpatient coercive interventions in a national sample of mental health service users and staff in England. Psychiatr Serv. 2009;60:792-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Male staff, older service users, and staff who had been involved in implementing coercion expressed greater approval of coercive measures...
  43. Ajuwon A, Akin Jimoh I, Olley B, Akintola O. Perceptions of sexual coercion: learning from young people in Ibadan, Nigeria. Reprod Health Matters. 2001;9:128-36 pubmed
    This study explored the problem of sexual coercion from the perspectives of 77 young people aged 14-21 in Ibadan, Nigeria, the behaviours they perceive to be sexually coercive and the contexts in which these occur through four narrative ..
  44. Knight R, Sims Knight J. The developmental antecedents of sexual coercion against women: testing alternative hypotheses with structural equation modeling. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003;989:72-85; discussion 144-53 pubmed
    ..This model proposed three major causal paths to sexual coercion against women...
  45. Swartz M, Swanson J, Hannon M. Does fear of coercion keep people away from mental health treatment? Evidence from a survey of persons with schizophrenia and mental health professionals. Behav Sci Law. 2003;21:459-72 pubmed
    ..about potential consequences of treatment nonadherence, recent hospitalization, and high levels of perceived coercion generally were also associated with mandated treatment-related barriers to care...
  46. Longshore D, Teruya C. Treatment motivation in drug users: a theory-based analysis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2006;81:179-88 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that readiness and resistance should both be assessed among clients entering treatment, especially when the referral is coercive. Intake and counseling protocols should address readiness and resistance separately. ..
  47. McLeod C, Baylis F. Donating fresh versus frozen embryos to stem cell research: in whose interests?. Bioethics. 2007;21:465-77 pubmed
    ..On the basis of our analysis, we conclude that patients should not be asked to donate their fresh embryos to stem cell research. ..
  48. Sørgaard K. Satisfaction and coercion among voluntary, persuaded/pressured and committed patients in acute psychiatric treatment. Scand J Caring Sci. 2007;21:214-9 pubmed
    ..to acute psychiatric inpatient care as regards different aspects of satisfaction, treatment and experienced coercion. The Sjukvårdens Planerings- och Rationaliseringsinstitut form and the Coercion Ladder were administered to all ..
  49. Chandra P, Deepthivarma S, Carey M, Carey K, Shalinianant M. A cry from the darkness: women with severe mental illness in India reveal their experiences with sexual coercion. Psychiatry. 2003;66:323-34 pubmed
    THIS STUDY used qualitative research methods to investigate the problem of sexual coercion among female psychiatric patients in India...
  50. Caplan A. Ethical issues surrounding forced, mandated, or coerced treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2006;31:117-20 pubmed
  51. Gross A, Winslett A, Roberts M, Gohm C. An examination of sexual violence against college women. Violence Against Women. 2006;12:288-300 pubmed
    ..Type of sexual violence, perpetrator characteristics, and racial differences regarding types of unwanted sexual contact were examined. The implications of the data are discussed. ..
  52. Wild T. Social control and coercion in addiction treatment: towards evidence-based policy and practice. Addiction. 2006;101:40-9 pubmed
    ..This paper characterizes barriers to a robust interdisciplinary analysis of social control and coercion in addiction treatment and provides directions for future research...
  53. Janssens M, Van Rooij M, ten Have H, Kortmann F, Van Wijmen F. Pressure and coercion in the care for the addicted: ethical perspectives. J Med Ethics. 2004;30:453-8 pubmed
    ..In this article, it is argued that the dilemma between coercion on the one hand and abandonment on the other cannot be analysed without differentiated perspectives on the key ..