Managing the violent patient in a community mental health center.

  • S E Edelman
  • Published 1978 in Hospital & community psychiatry
Staff ofcommunity mental health centers are finding that they must deal with increasing numbers of imminently or potentially violent patients. Some of the author's suggestions for handling such patients include assigning two therapists, one man and one woman; holding the interviews in special offices that have two exits and are in view of staff but out of… CONTINUE READING