Psychiatric Patients Experiences with Mechanical Restraints: An Interview Study

@inproceedings{Lanthn2015PsychiatricPE,
  title={Psychiatric Patients Experiences with Mechanical Restraints: An Interview Study},
  author={Klas Lanth{\'e}n and Mikael Rask and Charlotta Sunnqvist},
  booktitle={Psychiatry journal},
  year={2015}
}
Objective. To examine psychiatric patients' experience of mechanical restraints and to describe the care the patients received. Background. All around the world, threats and violence perpetrated by patients in psychiatric emergency inpatient units are quite common and are a prevalent factor concerning the application of mechanical restraints, although psychiatric patients' experiences of mechanical restraints are still moderately unknown. Method. A qualitative design with an inductive approach… CONTINUE READING
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