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Restraining belt. This restraining device is used in the treatment and management of disruptive and violent behaviour in psychiatric patients. The belt is put around the patient's waist and their wrists are secured in cuffs (right) attached to the belt, preventing movement of their arms and hands. Mental illnesses associated with violent episodes include some forms of schizophrenia and antisocial personality disorder.
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