schizophrenia

Antipsychotic drugs, restraints and seclusion: Mental health treatments raising concerns

Antipsychotic drugs, restraints and seclusion: Mental health treatments raising concerns

Melbourne woman Jessica* is still struggling to come to terms with the debilitating impact of being on antipsychotic medications for long periods. She started taking them from her early 30s, when she was diagnosed with schizophrenia and placed into various public mental health institutions. “In the very early days I was incredibly frightened, because no-one […]