Coercion in a locked psychiatric ward: Perspectives of patients and staff

Larsen, Inger B; Terkelsen, Toril B
June 2014
Nursing Ethics;Jun2014, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p426
Academic Journal
The article presents research on the views of patients and staff on coercion in a locked psychiatric ward in Norway. Topics includes its acceptance by the National Committee for Mental Health Research Ethics, the move of the country for coercion reduction in the country's mental health services, and the emotional connection with patients. It also discusses the staff's violation of a patient's dignity and the guilt they feel.


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