Jail segregation today, hospital seclusion tomorrow


  • Gary Chaimowitz McMaster University & St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Canada




Forensic psychiatry, jail, psychiatric hospital, segregation, seclusion, human rights


Gary Chaimowitz is a Professor of Psychiatry at McMaster University and the Head of the Forensic Psychiatry Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Among many roles, Professor Chaimowitz has been granted Forensic Psychiatry Founder Status. He is one of the creators the Hamilton Anatomical Risk Management (HARM) and the Aggressive Incident Scale (AIS). Professor Chaimowitz is the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Risk and Recovery.


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How to Cite

Chaimowitz, G. (2019). Jail segregation today, hospital seclusion tomorrow. International Journal of Risk and Recovery, 2(2), 1–3. https://doi.org/10.15173/ijrr.v2i2.4188