Providing Health Care in the Shadow of Violence: Does Emotion Regulation Vary Among Hospital Workers From Different Professions?

  title={Providing Health Care in the Shadow of Violence: Does Emotion Regulation Vary Among Hospital Workers From Different Professions?},
  author={Hadass Goldblatt and Anat Freund and Anat Drach‐Zahavy and Guy Enosh and Ilana Peterfreund and Neomi Edlis},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={1908 - 1933}
Research into violence against health care staff by patients and their families within the health care services shows a rising frequency of incidents. The potentially damaging effects on health care staff are extensive, including diverse negative psychological and physical symptoms. The aim of this qualitative study was to examine how hospital workers from different professions reacted to patients’ and visitors’ violence against them or their colleagues, and how they regulated their emotional… 
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