Modifying the behavior of the violent patient


Different behavioral techniques are briefly described for treating the violent patient in a hospital setting. Emphasis is placed on doing a careful assessment of the situation and behavior before attempting a behavioral intervention. It is also emphasized that all staff members involved be adequately trained, otherwise the procedures tend to fail… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01064928


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@article{Ball1993ModifyingTB, title={Modifying the behavior of the violent patient}, author={Gordon G. Ball}, journal={Psychiatric Quarterly}, year={1993}, volume={64}, pages={359-369} }