TITLE

Psychiatric wards as permeable institutions

AUTHOR(S)
Quirk, A.; Lelliott, P.; Seale, C.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Mental Health Practice;Oct2006, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study on psychiatric wards as permeable institutions in London, England. The authors present data from three acute psychiatric wards and suggest that such wards are characterized by a high degree of permeability and the term permeable institution could be applied to them. The study found that several steps are taken by staff to reduce permeability.
ACCESSION #
22666428

 

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