The Therapeutic Approach to a Patient's Criminal Offense in a Forensic Mental Health Nurse-Patient Relationship-The Nurses' Perspectives.

@article{Askola2017TheTA,
  title={The Therapeutic Approach to a Patient's Criminal Offense in a Forensic Mental Health Nurse-Patient Relationship-The Nurses' Perspectives.},
  author={Riitta Anneli Askola and Merja Nikkonen and Hanna Putkonen and J P O Kylm{\"a} and Olavi Louheranta},
  journal={Perspectives in psychiatric care},
  year={2017},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={
          164-174
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to describe the therapeutic approach to a patient's criminal offense in a forensic mental health nurse-patient relationship from the nurse's perspective. DESIGN AND METHODS Eight nurses in a Finnish forensic psychiatric hospital were interviewed, and the resultant research material was analyzed by inductive content analysis. FINDINGS The results revealed the process of the therapeutic approach to a patient's offense, which comprises numerous steps and… CONTINUE READING