The use of chemical means, normally drugs but including sprays, to prevent someone from doing something. Chemical restraint was first developed in the 1950s when it was seen as the way to enable people with mental health problems who had previously been held in residential care to be live in the community without endangering other people. Chemical restraint has been shown to have severe side effects and tends to interfere with treatment as the person is not able to receive most forms of treatment while under the influence of the chemical used.
a drug used to control acute, episodic behavior that restricts the movement or function of a child
a drug used to limit freedom of movement and is not needed to treat your medical symptoms
a medication given to control behavior such as striking out or yelling
Chemical restraint is the use of sedatives or anesthetics to control an animal's activity and thereby allow certain procedures to be done with minimal stress to the animal.
A pharmacologic drug that physically limits, restricts or deprives an individual of movement or mobility and is used for discipline or convenience and not required for the treatment of medical symptoms.
those drugs given to control behavior, i.e. yelling or striking out. Chemical restraints include sedatives and anti-psychotic drugs unless prescribed by a physician to specifically treat mental illness.