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Understanding the social context of violent and aggressive incidents on an inpatient unit.
- J. Secker, A. Benson, E. Balfe, M. Lipsedge, S. Robinson, J. Walker
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing
- 1 April 2004
The English National Service Framework for Mental Health stipulates that the highest quality of health care should be provided for mental health service users. Incidents of aggression and violence… Expand
Some social and phenomenological characteristics of psychotic immigrants.
Various studies have shown: (i) increased rates of psychoses in immigrants to Britain, and a particularly high rate of schizophrenia in the West Indian- and West African-born; and (ii) a greater… Expand
Seeking help for psychological distress: The interface of Zulu traditional healing and Western biomedicine
This study explores how psychological distress is identified and explained among Zulu people, examines how traditional healers understand their role and treatment methods and investigates the… Expand
Acute psychotic reactions in Caribbean-born patients.
A prospective study of patients with religious delusions identified 24 West Indian and West African patients. Those who had none of Schneider's first-rank symptoms of schizophrenia (principally West… Expand
Discourses of blame: accounting for aggression and violence on an acute mental health inpatient unit.
- A. Benson, J. Secker, E. Balfe, M. Lipsedge, S. Robinson, Julian Walker
- Social science & medicine
- 1 September 2003
The English National Service Framework for Mental Health stipulates that the highest quality of health care should be provided for mental health service users in the most efficient and effective… Expand
Aliens and Alienists: Ethnic Minorities and Psychiatry
In this classic text the authors examine the links between racism, psychological ill health and inadequate treatment of ethnic minorities. Through a series of case studies they discuss: * the… Expand
The butterfly and the serpent: Culture, psychopathology and biomedicine
Cultural explanations of psychopathology in the West have rarely employed models derived by anthropologists for small-scale non-literate communities. Some general features of those ritual patterns… Expand
A Comparison of Communication Modes in Adult Psychiatry
- C. Ball, P. Mclaren, A. Summerfield, M. Lipsedge, J. Watson
- Journal of telemedicine and telecare
- 1 March 1995
The process and outcome of clinical tasks in an acute psychiatric unit were compared using four different communication modes: face to face, telephone, hands-free telephone, and a low-cost… Expand
A preliminary survey of Italian intravenous heroin users in London.
The present study analyses the phenomenon of the migration to London of Italian intravenous drug users. Using structured questionnaires and prevalence data it was estimated that a significant number… Expand