psychiatric treatment

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Aug 14 '19 08:45

From next year, care providers in psychiatric care will be allowed to use coercive measures against uncooperative patients. Blocking a wheelchair, using writs bands as cuffs, and confinement will soon be permitted in extreme cases, AD reports based on forms from which care providers will work next year.

New legislation that will be implemented on January 1st makes it possible to force uncooperative patients with a mental disorder or intellectual disability to receive treatment. The forms in AD's possession show how that will be done in practice. 

Stethoscope
Mar 28 '19 08:19

The psychiatric clinic in Den Dolder where Michael P. was being prepared for his return to society when he raped and killed Anne Faber, did not treat him based on his history of sexual offenses, the Volkskrant reports based on sources around the Dutch Safety Board report on this case that was presented on Thursday. When he was transferred from prison, the clinic was insufficiently informed about P.'s sex crime past. But the clinic also did not do a risk profile on the man, the newspaper writes. 

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Jan 5 '18 09:00

15-year-old Brian N., the boy convicted of raping and murdering 14-year-old Romy Nieuwburg from Hoevelaken in June, was under treatment by mental health care institution De Waag because of a previous sexual offense at the time. Newspaper AD reports that the Dutch Youth and Healthcare Inspectorate launched an investigation.

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Jun 2 '17 16:20

A 39-year-old Dutch-Moroccan was sentenced to five years in prison by a criminal court in Ireland for threatening to kill his housemates, calling ISIS attacks in France "excellent" and saying they filled him with "great joy", and telling the police that he would cut the heads off Jews if he only had a sword, local newspaper Independent reports.

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Sep 20 '16 11:50

Volkert van der Graaf no longer has to undergo psychiatric treatment, the court iin The Hague ruled on Tuesday. According to the court, Van der Graaf does not have any psychiatric problems to be treated

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Jul 21 '16 13:35

A 42-year-old man from Assen was sentenced to 5 years in prison for raping and robbing a 20-year-old woman in his hometown just before Christmas last year, the court in Assen ruled. The man also has to undergo institutionalized psychiatric treatment and pay 14 thousand euros in damages to the victim

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Jun 1 '16 10:23

The Public Prosecutor demanded six years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment against Udo D., who is accused of beating a woman to death with a bottle and stabbing a prostitute in Leeuwarden last year

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Mar 7 '16 14:35

The Amsterdam court sentenced Vino H. to mandatory treatment in a psychiatric institution for the murder of Oma Toni in Amsterdam last year. No time frame is connected to the sentence. According to the judge, H. "must be treated exactly as long as is needed until he is no longer a danger to society"

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Mar 1 '16 12:15

On Tuesday the Public Prosecutor demanded fourteen years in prison and mandatory psychiatric treatment against Aurelie V. for the murder of her 8 year old son and 6 year old daughter in October 2013

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Feb 25 '16 13:25

On Thursday the appeals court in the Hague sentenced Anthony D. to 18 months in a juvenile detention center for stabbing fellow student Wesley Hoek to death. The court found D. guilty of manslaughter and also imposed mandatory psychiatric treatment on him.

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Jan 12 '16 12:13

Vino H., the Arnhem man on trial for stabbing 96-year-old Oma Toni from the Pijp in Amsterdam, should be sentenced to a psychiatric institution for compulsory treatment, the experts that examined him advised in court on Monday

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Dec 9 '15 07:44

A stabbing incident at the Amsterdam psychiatric clinic Inforsa on Tuesday left five employees wounded. One patient was arrested

Dec 8 '15 12:30

The appeal in the case against Tarik Z., the young man who tried to hijack the 8:00 p.m. NOS news broadcast in January, started in the court in Leeuwarden on Tuesday. The Public Prosecutor demanded 4 years in prison, one of which conditionally suspended, against the man, according to reporter Raymond Boere tweeting live from the courtroom.

Gavel
Dec 4 '15 14:30

The court in Haarlem sentenced the homeless Rotterdam man Swendly R. to one year in prison and psychiatric treatment for assaulting a conductress at the Hoofddorp in March. The sentence is equal to what the Prosecutor demanded

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Nov 27 '15 11:26

The five Dutch pedophiles arrested in the massive international child pornography case, were all convicted and sentenced to between two years of juvenile detention and five years in prison.

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Sep 16 '15 14:12

The court in the Hague has sentenced Alexander B., the man who set fire to the British Embassy in April, to 20 months in prison plus a suspended sentence of 10 months. He also has to undergo psychiatric treatment after his release.

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Feb 19 '15 09:33

Bart van U., who is a suspect in the murder of former Minister Els Borst, invoked his right to remain silent and did not say anything during his police interrogation. This is according to his lawyer Noëlle Pieterse, AD reports.

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Jan 29 '15 10:44

The PvdA and SGP want to know exactly how many people are walking around freely after being convicted and require psychiatric treatment. This could happen, for example, if a person appealed against a ruling.

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Jan 27 '15 09:15

The Public Prosecutor in Rotterdam has found that a number of issues in Bart van U.'s file raise questions. No DNA material was taken from Van U. after a previous conviction in 2012. Van U. also never received treatment for delusions and fears of an Islamic terrorist attack.

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Aug 28 '14 11:52

In Nijmegen, a 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with engaging in sexual relations with his 8-year-old niece and her then-7-year-old friend, Omroep Gelderland reports.

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May 2 '14 08:02

Volkert van der G., the environmental activist who killed politician Pim Fortuyn, will be freed today after 12 years in prison, having served two-thirds of his sentence. Van der G. will have to adhere to some conditions of his release.

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