Forced medication in psychiatric care: patient experiences and nurse perceptions.

  title={Forced medication in psychiatric care: patient experiences and nurse perceptions.},
  author={Kristina Haglund and Lars von Knorring and Louise von Essen},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  volume={10 1},
The aims of this study were to describe: patient experiences of and nurse perceptions of patient experiences of forced medication before, during and after forced medication; patient and nurse perceptions of alternatives to forced medication; and whether patients, according to patients and nurses, retrospectively approved of forced medication. Eleven patients and nurses were interviewed about a certain situation of forced medication. Data were analysed by content analysis. The findings… CONTINUE READING

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