Are patients' views on seclusion associated with lack of privacy in the ward?

@article{Stolker2006ArePV,
  title={Are patients' views on seclusion associated with lack of privacy in the ward?},
  author={Joost Jan Stolker and Henk L. I. Nijman and P Zwanikken},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={282-7}
}
The lack of single-bed rooms in psychiatric wards may reduce the possibility of patients getting sufficient rest and privacy and may increase their risk of being overstimulated. This study explored whether residing in single- versus multiple-bed rooms in a psychiatric ward was associated with psychiatric patients' opinions about seclusion. More specifically, it was studied whether patients who had shared a room with other patients prior to seclusion rated seclusion more favorably. It was… CONTINUE READING

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