Violent psychiatric inpatients in a public hospital.

@article{Morrison1990ViolentPI,
  title={Violent psychiatric inpatients in a public hospital.},
  author={Eileen F Morrison},
  journal={Scholarly inquiry for nursing practice},
  year={1990},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={65-82; discussion 83-6}
}
Violence in inpatient psychiatric settings is a clinically significant and relevant problem requiring attention by the psychiatric community. Despite the prevalence of research on violent behavior, few nursing studies have been conducted that explore the components of nursing care that may influence the amount of violence occurring in inpatient psychiatric settings. The purpose of the study was to identify the characteristics of violent patients and the components of nursing care that are… CONTINUE READING

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