Recent Question/Assignment

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).
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%)