Violence at work.

  title={Violence at work.},
  author={V Schnieden},
  journal={Archives of emergency medicine},
  volume={10 2},
  • V Schnieden
  • Published 1993 in Archives of emergency medicine
Violence appears to be increasing within our society along with a disregard for property as illustrated by the recent incidents on estates in Britain. The definition of violence varies and may include deliberate self-harm (DSH), damage to property, verbal abuse, threatening behaviour and physical attacks on persons or on staff (Shader et al., 1977; Fottrell, 1980; Ruben et al., 1980; Bouras et al., 1982; Dietz & Rada, 1982; Tardiff, 1983; Aiken, 1984; Hodkinson et al., 1985; Werner & Bouras… CONTINUE READING