Relationship between aggression, interpersonal style, and therapeutic alliance during short-term psychiatric hospitalization.

@article{Cookson2012RelationshipBA,
  title={Relationship between aggression, interpersonal style, and therapeutic alliance during short-term psychiatric hospitalization.},
  author={Amy Cookson and Michael Daffern and Fiona Foley},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          20-9
        }
}
Aggression during psychiatric hospitalization is frequent, problematic, and a major challenge for nurses and mental health services more generally. The strength of the therapeutic alliance between nursing staff and patients has been posited as an important protective factor that can limit the likelihood of aggression. This study examined the relationship between interpersonal style, perceived coercion, and psychiatric symptoms on the therapeutic alliance between patients and staff, and how each… CONTINUE READING
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