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The use of seclusion in a mental hospital causes negative effects on both patients and health caregivers. In most hospitals, the patient's seclusion is wide, which led to an ethical dilemma and public concern. We look at the patients' two cases ethically according to the principle of autonomy, justice, beneficence, and non-maleficence. Sometimes seclusion on a patient is used in hospitals because of the shortage of nurses who can pay a close look to the patients to manage their aggressive behavior. Looking into the ethical dilemma helps ensure an improvement in the therapeutic environment and apply workable techniques for mentally ill patients(Riahi,2016). The reduction of clinical use of seclusion is very important because it would help achieve the goal of building a good patient-nurse relationship, ensuring staff engagement, and promoting guidelines needed for seclusion. The major aim of clinical seclusion is to avoid other patients being injured by other aggressive patients with disruptive behavior. Though seclusion is advantageous, the medics should concentrate on the adverse effects on the patient being secluded. The use of seclusion on a 32-year-old man with schizophrenia may negatively affect other patients and the nurses, traumatizing experiences, negative experiences, panic, and depression. The patient deteriorates in health due to the emotional burden and negative they have towards the nurse in charge because of clinical seclusion. The relationship between the patient and the nurse is strained because of distrust. Overuse of seclusion in hospitals, according to research, causes an increase in financial costs to the government. Hospitals should reduce seclusion in hospitals because negative experiences and impacts have been observed in patients, nurses, mental health settings, and service users(Crothers,2020). The strategy that will help reduce seclusion in mental hospitals is ensuring an improvement in the therapeutic environment, engaging medical personnel, training the staff, and de-escalating technique. In the recent past, there has been a negative attitude towards mentally sick patients that led to less compulsive care; and that why seclusion had been an issue of public concern. Some health practitioners advocated eliminating

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