Psychiatric civil and forensic inpatient satisfaction with care: the impact of provider and recipient characteristics

@article{Shiva2009PsychiatricCA,
  title={Psychiatric civil and forensic inpatient satisfaction with care: the impact of provider and recipient characteristics},
  author={Andrew A Shiva and Sara Chiara Haden and Jeannie Brooks},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={44},
  pages={979-987}
}
The goal of the study was to understand what characteristics of the provider and recipient of psychiatric care on inpatient civil and forensic units impact satisfaction ratings. Specifically, we explored how demographic variables (age, race), psychiatric diagnosis (psychotic, affective, substance-related), and patients’ interactions with staff influence satisfaction ratings. After matching inpatient samples on demographic characteristics, 384 psychiatric inpatients (188 civil, 196 forensic) who… CONTINUE READING