Staff-reported antecedents to aggression in a post-acute brain injury treatment programme: What are they and what implications do they have for treatment?

@inproceedings{Giles2013StaffreportedAT,
  title={Staff-reported antecedents to aggression in a post-acute brain injury treatment programme: What are they and what implications do they have for treatment?},
  author={Gordon Muir Giles and Karen Scott and David Manchester},
  booktitle={Neuropsychological rehabilitation},
  year={2013}
}
Research in psychiatric settings has found that staff attribute the majority of in-patient aggression to immediate environmental stressors. We sought to determine if staff working with persons with brain injury-related severe and chronic impairment make similar causal attributions. If immediate environmental stressors precipitate the majority of aggressive incidents in this client group, it is possible an increased focus on the management of factors that initiate client aggression may be… CONTINUE READING
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