Report form for aggressive episodes: preliminary report.

  title={Report form for aggressive episodes: preliminary report.},
  author={St{\aa}l Bj\orkly},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  volume={83 3 Pt 2},
This paper gives a description of the development and initial empirical testing of the Report Form for Aggressive Episodes, a behavioural rating scale used to measure displayed aggressive behaviour and the situational determinant(s) according to a list of 30 potential precipitants to aggression. Findings from a one-year study in a special secure unit for the long-term treatment of dangerous patients show very high rates of underreporting of aggressive episodes in ward journals and patient files… CONTINUE READING

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