Restraint may refer to:

  • A personal virtue. See self control.
  • Physical restraint, the practice of rendering people helpless or keeping them in captivity by means such as handcuffs, ropes, straps, etc.
    • Medical restraint, a subset of general physical restraint used for medical purposes
  • Restraint (film), an Australian thriller directed by David Deenan
  • Safety harness
  • The use of any type of brake etc. to slow down or stop any moving machine or vehicle

In legal terminology:

  • Restraint of trade, a restriction on a person's freedom to conduct business
  • Restraint on alienation, in property law, a clause that seeks to prohibit the recipient of property from transferring his or her interest
  • Judicial restraint, a theory of judicial interpretation that encourages judges to limit the exercise of their own power
  • Prior restraint, a government's actions that prevent materials from being distributed
  • Vertical restraints, agreements between firms or individuals at different levels of the production and distribution process

Other articles related to "restraint, restraints":

Limb Restraint
... Limb restraints are physical restraints that are applied to a person's arms or legs ... The application of limb restraints on both arms and legs at once is sometimes known as a four-point restraint ... As a medical restraint, limb restraints are soft, padded cuffs which are applied to a patient to prevent the patient from causing harm to him/herself or to others ...
Millfields Charter - Background
... The debate in the UK and the US about the safety of physical restraint procedures in care environments is more prominent ... use of ‘dehumanising’ strategies such as physical restraint and specifically prone restraint ...
Matthew Barney: No Restraint
... Matthew Barney No Restraint is a 2006 documentary directed by Alison Chernick ... It reveals Barney's process in creating Drawing Restraint 9, a cinematic "piece" that combines a whaling vessel 45,000 pounds of petroleum jelly and ...
Restraint On Alienation
... A restraint on alienation, in the law of real property, is a clause used in the conveyance of real property that seeks to prohibit the recipient from selling or otherwise transferring his interest in the ... Under the common law such restraints are void as against the public policy of allowing landowners to freely dispose of their property ... Perhaps the ultimate restraint on alienation was the fee tail, a form of ownership which required that property be passed down in the same family from generation to ...
Millfields Charter - Criticism
... McDonnell focussed on the limitations of restraint usage and the lack of effectiveness data ... staff training programmes which focus on restraint are a by product of a fear industry which often depicts staff training as a solution to the problem ... He also argues that the scientific evidence for the relative effectiveness of specific restraint methods is limited and therefore banning prone holds would constitute a large scale uncontrolled ...

Famous quotes containing the word restraint:

    ...he who commits adultery has no sense; he who does it destroys himself. He will get wounds and dishonor, and his disgrace will not be wiped away. For jealousy arouses a husband’s fury, and he shows no restraint when he takes revenge.
    Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 6:32-34.

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