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Overuse of Antipsychotics is Nursing Home Abuse

Several Nursing Homes Practice “Chemical Restraint,” Which Could Be Overuse of Antipsychotics, A Form of Nursing Home AbuseAlthough federal law prohibits “chemical restraint” – using medications to strongly sedate patients with mental disorders or dementia who may engage in disruptive behaviors – recent reports show that several skilled nursing facilities in the United States overuse dangerous … [Read more...]