Staff feelings and patient diagnosis.

  title={Staff feelings and patient diagnosis.},
  author={Rolf Holmqvist},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  volume={45 4},
  • Rolf Holmqvist
  • Published 2000 in
    Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
OBJECTIVE To assess the associations between staff feelings toward patients and the patients' diagnoses, in view of the fact that clinical reports of such associations have not been corroborated by systematic research. METHOD At 24 psychiatric units, 143 patients were assessed according to their personality organization, and staff feelings toward these patients were followed for 5 years. The feelings were reported on a feeling checklist twice yearly, and outcome was assessed as the effect… CONTINUE READING