Seclusion: the inside story.

  title={Seclusion: the inside story.},
  author={Tjitze Hoekstra and H H G M Bert Lendemeijer and Mariette J Jansen},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  volume={11 3},
The objective of this study was to gain a better understanding of the seclusion room experiences of chronic psychiatric patients, the way in which they cope with their seclusion room experience, and the effect of seclusion on subsequent relations with care providers. A qualitative research design was used, in line with the procedure of Grounded Theory. Semi-structured interviews were held with seven chronic psychiatric outpatients whose seclusion took place at a certain remove in time. The… CONTINUE READING

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