Violence in Mental Health Settings Causes, Consequences, Management

Heftet / 2010 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9781441922267
Publisert
2010
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Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
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06, P
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Product language
Engelsk
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Heftet
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347
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557 gr
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235 mm
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155 mm
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Violence in Mental Health Settings Causes, Consequences, Management

Heftet / 2010 / Engelsk
Despite improvements in service delivery, patient violence remains a major problem at mental health facilities. Focusing equally on causes, management, and prevention, this groundbreaking book thoroughly examines this crucial topic. The book reviews the latest theories of violence, proven prevention strategies, and examples of positive organizational change. The material is illustrated with graphs and clinical case examples, and coverage spans the range from patient rights to zero-tolerance.
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Despite improvements in service delivery, patient violence remains a major problem at mental health facilities. The book reviews the latest theories of violence, proven prevention strategies, and examples of positive organizational change.
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Introduction A. Measurement and epidemiology 1. Assessing aggression of psychiatric patients: Methods of measurement and its prevalence. Nijman, Bjorkly, Palmstierna & Almvik B. The psychology and sociology of the violent incident 2. Psychological theories of aggression: principles and application to practice Bjorkly 3. From the individual to the interpersonal: Environment and interaction in the escalation of violence in mental health settings Whittington & Richter 4. Users' Perceptions and Views on Violence and Coercion in Mental Health Abderhalden, Hahn, Bonner & Galeazzi C. Prediction and management 5. Diversity and consistency in the legal management of involuntary admission and treatment across Europe Hatling, Douzenis & Maguire 6. Prediction of Violence in Inpatient Settings Steinert 7. Non-physical conflict management and de-escalation Richter 8. Coercive measures in the management of imminent violence: restraint, seclusion and enhanced observation Whittington, Baskind & Paterson 9. The pharmacological management of aggression. Goedhard, Stolker, Heerdink, Nijman, Olivier & Egberts D. Improving staff skills in handling incidents 10. Aggression management training programs: Contents, implementation and organization Oud 11. The effects of aggression management training for mental health care and disability care staff: A systematic review Richter, Needham & Kunz E. The organisational context 12. Locating training within a strategic organizational response to aggression and violence McKenna & Paterson 13. Safety and security in psychiatric clinical environments Cowman 14. Ward culture andatmosphere Duxbury, Bjorkdahl & Johnson F. Consequences: handling the aftermath 15. Psychological responses following exposure to violence Needham Conclusion
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From the reviews: "Violence in Mental Health Settings, is aimed at educating the reader in research into violence in mental health settings and does so very well. ... It includes practical recommendations and will be useful to anyone working in an impatient setting. ... If you read ... you will get a good overall view of where to start in dealing with violence and managing future risk of violence." (Dr. Sarah Gladden, The Psychologist, October, 2007) "This edited text brings together many well-known authors, giving a truly international flavour to the subject matter. ... It gives the reader a wealth of evidence in relation to theories, interventions and data on violence in mental heath settings. The depth and detail of this text is a strength ... . Individual chapters are extremely informative ... . editors make the claim that this text is aimed at therapists, nurses, social workers and counsellors. ... should be read by those looking to develop future policy." (Tracey Cassidy, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2007)
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Richard Whittington, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the School of Health Sciences, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. He is a psychologist and researcher with a background as a mental health nurse in intensive care and general acute psychiatric settings. He has published widely on the psychological and social causes and effects of aggression in mental health care. Current projects include systematic reviews of risk assessment and interventions in forensic mental health funded by the UK NHS R&D programme. Dirk Richter, PhD, nurse (with working experience in mental health) and sociologist, currently researcher and quality manager at Westphalian Hospital in Muenster, Germany, and associate professor ('Privatdozent') at the Institute of Sociology, University of Muenster. In German, Dirk Richter has authored and edited three books on violence in health care. He has co-authored a widely spread booklet on conflict management in psychiatric settings and has written several research papers and book chapters on the topic. Dirk Richter has also published in fields such as social psychiatry, evaluation and quality management, medical philosophy, nursing science, social theory and nationalism research. His last book on the sociology of mental disorders in the era of life sciences has been published in 2003(in German).
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ISBN13
9781441922267
Publisert
2010
Utgiver
Vendor
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
347
Vekt
557 gr
Høyde
235 mm
Bredde
155 mm
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