Physical aggression during admission to a child and adolescent inpatient unit: predictors and impact on clinical outcomes.

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OBJECTIVE Aggressive behaviour is common in young people admitted to child and adolescent inpatient services. Little is known about how physical aggression during admission influences patient outcomes. The aim of the present study was to identify predictors of aggression in a child and adolescent inpatient unit and examine differences in clinical outcomes… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00048670802050587

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@article{Dean2008PhysicalAD, title={Physical aggression during admission to a child and adolescent inpatient unit: predictors and impact on clinical outcomes.}, author={Angela J. Dean and Suzanne G Duke and James Scott and William Bor and M. P. Jomu George and Brett M. McDermott}, journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry}, year={2008}, volume={42 6}, pages={536-43} }