IBME researcher to investigate clinical ethics support services and their effects on coercive measures in psychiatry

PD Dr. med. Dr. phil. Manuel Trachsel has obtained a grant by the Käthe-Zingg-Schwichtenberg foundation of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) which will allow to conduct a pilot study on ethics support services and their effects on coercive measures in psychiatry. The study will be accompanied by the Central Ethics commission of the SAMS and is expected to provide the scientific basis for a larger cluster-randomized multicenter study in different psychiatric clinics in Switzerland. 

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