What is another word for straight jackets?

41 synonyms found


[ stɹˈe͡ɪt d͡ʒˈakɪts], [ stɹˈe‍ɪt d‍ʒˈakɪts], [ s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t dʒ_ˈa_k_ɪ_t_s]

The term "straight jackets" is often associated with a restrictive garment used to prevent individuals from harming themselves or others. However, there are several alternative terms, including straitjacket, restraining jacket, or confinement garment. These synonyms are commonly used in medical or psychiatric settings, where patients may pose a risk to themselves or others. Other related terms include medical restraints, padded restraints, and safety cuffs. While the original purpose of such garments was to ensure the safety of patients, there has been much debate around their use and potential for abuse. Regardless, these synonyms all reference a garment designed to limit a person's movement, often with the intention of protecting them from harm.

Related words: straight jacket, straitjacket, asylums, mental health care, psychiatry hospitals, psychiatry wards, mental institutions

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    How to use "Straight jackets" in context?

    Straight jackets are a type of restraint used in psychiatric hospitals and prisons. They are usually a lightweight cloth that wraps around the body from the neck to the waist. They are most commonly used to prevent patients from harming themselves or others.

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