Workplace violence in different settings and among various health professionals in an Italian general hospital: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Ferri2016WorkplaceVI,
  title={Workplace violence in different settings and among various health professionals in an Italian general hospital: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Paola Ferri and M{\'o}nica Mar{\'i}a Silvestri and Cecilia Artoni and Rosaria Di Lorenzo},
  booktitle={Psychology research and behavior management},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Workplace violence (WPV) against health professionals is a global problem with an increasing incidence. The aims of this study were as follows: 1) to examine the frequency and characteristics of WPV in different settings and professionals of a general hospital and 2) to identify the clinical and organizational factors related to this phenomenon. METHODS The study was cross-sectional. In a 1-month period, we administered the "Violent Incident Form" to 745 professionals (physicians… CONTINUE READING
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