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Table 3 Diagnoses and length of coercive measures

From: Clinical and demographic characteristics of secluded and mechanically restrained mentally ill patients: a retrospective study

Diagnosis Number of coercive measures Length of coercive measures in hours - median (minimum, maximum) P*
Schizophrenia 238 3 (0.5, 60.0) .007
Mental and behavior disorders due to psychoactive substance use 89 4 (0.5, 80.0)
Mood disorders 56 4 (1.0, 31,5)
Examination for medico-legal reasons 40 4 (0.75, 18.5)
Organic mental disorders 44 3.5 (0.5, 29.5)
Personality disorders 18 4 (1.5, 182.5)
Mental retardation 5 4 (2.25, 7.0)