Patients' perception of coercion in acute psychiatric wards. An intervention study.

@article{Srgaard2004PatientsPO,
  title={Patients' perception of coercion in acute psychiatric wards. An intervention study.},
  author={Knut Wollo S\orgaard},
  journal={Nordic journal of psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={299-304}
}
A project based on the "Breakthrough series" for reducing the patients' perception of coercion in psychiatric acute wards is presented. Three different measures were chosen: 1) engagement of the patients in the formulation of the treatment plan, 2) frequent and regular joint patient and staff evaluations, and 3) renegotiation of treatment plans if necessary. A 5-week baseline was followed by a 12-week intervention period. Anonymously administered self-rating scales were used: the Coercion… CONTINUE READING

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