Respect in forensic psychiatric nurse-patient relationships: a practical compromise.

@article{Rose2011RespectIF,
  title={Respect in forensic psychiatric nurse-patient relationships: a practical compromise.},
  author={Donald N Rose and Elizabeth Peter and Ruth Gallop and Jan E. Angus and Joan Liaschenko},
  journal={Journal of forensic nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={3-16}
}
The context of forensic psychiatric nursing is distinct from other psychiatric settings as, it involves placement of patients in secure environments with restrictions determined by the courts. Previous literature has identified that nurses morally struggle with respecting patients who have committed heinous offences, which can lead to the patient being depersonalized and dehumanized. Although respect is fundamental to ethical nursing practice, it has not been adequately explored conceptually or… CONTINUE READING