Aggression Among Psychiatric Inpatients: The Relationship Between Time, Place, Victims, and Severity Ratings.

@article{Bader2014AggressionAP,
  title={Aggression Among Psychiatric Inpatients: The Relationship Between Time, Place, Victims, and Severity Ratings.},
  author={Shannon M Bader and Sean E Evans and Elena A Welsh},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={179-186}
}
BACKGROUND The rate of aggressive acts perpetrated by psychiatric inpatients remains a pressing issue. To date, few studies have distinguished between incident severities. OBJECTIVE The aims of the current study were to identify rates of inpatient aggression in an inpatient forensic psychiatric facility and describe the severity of the aggression reported for aggressive incidents. DESIGN All documented acts of aggression at a 1,500-bed forensic hospital between 2009 and 2013 provided data… CONTINUE READING
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