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Violence in Mental Health Settings

Causes, Consequences, Management

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDirk Richter (Editor), Richard Whittington (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7445554M
ISBN 100387339647
ISBN 109780387339641

As a consequence, this violence compromises the quality of care and puts health-care provision at risk. It also leads to immense financial loss in the health sector. Interventions to prevent violence against health workers in non-emergency settings focus on strategies to better manage violent patients and high-risk visitors. 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.

  However, a barrier to implementing smoke‐free polices is staff concern that violence will increase. We conducted a systematic review comparing the rates of violence before and after the introduction of smoke‐free policies in mental health settings. Cited by: 3.   There is increasing concern about the level of violence within mental healthcare settings. In this article I review what is known on this subject, discuss the relationship between mental disorder and violence and summarise the different ways to prevent and manage by:

Domestic Violence and Mental Health Policy Initiative Domestic Violence, Mental Health and Trauma Research Highlights TRAUMA AND MENTAL HEALTH Lifetime experiences of abuse and violence are common among women seen in mental health settings. • Of women attending an outpatient psychiatric clinic, 64% had a. Domestic violence is a problem of epidemic proportions with far-reach-ing consequences for individual victims, their children and their communities. Domestic violence results in death, serious injury, and chronic medical and mental health issues for victims, their children, the perpetrators, and others. The lethal outcome of domestic violence.


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Focusing equally on causes, management, and prevention, this groundbreaking book represents the state of knowledge on this crucial topic. Violence in Mental Health Settings brings together salient theories, valuable data, and real-world interventions in one accessible volume.

The contributors include psychiatrists, nurses, researchers, and academics (many affiliated with the European Violence Format: Hardcover. Violence in Mental Health Settings brings together salient theories, valuable data, and real-world interventions in one accessible volume.

The contributors include psychiatrists, nurses, researchers, and academics (many affiliated with the European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group), offering an integrative context for understanding patient aggression and identifying areas where research is lacking. Violence in Mental Health Settings: Causes, Consequences, Management 1st Edition by Richter, Dirk published by Springer on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Focusing equally on causes, management, and prevention, this groundbreaking book represents the state of knowledge on this crucial topic. Violence in Mental Health Settings brings together salient theories, valuable data, and real-world interventions in one accessible volume.

The contributors include psychiatrists, nurses, researchers, and academics (many affiliated with the European Violence in. Focusing equally on causes, management, and prevention, this groundbreaking book represents the state of knowledge on this crucial topic.

Violence in Mental Health Settings brings together salient. 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. Violence in Mental Health Settings: Causes, Consequences, Management 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. from book Violence in Mental Health Settings: Causes, Consequences, Management (pp) Violence in Mental Health Settings Chapter January with Reads.

Prevent Workplace Violence in Psychiatric Settings An overview of ways to reduce incidents of workplace assaults in psychiatric settings.

Six Core Strategies for Reducing Seclusion and Restraint Use From the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, these strategies are designed to reduce the rate of seclusion and restraint.

Involving patients in avoiding violence and creating safe environments in mental health settings is an upcoming approach within violence management.

Within this frame it is assumed that violence cannot be created without the active participation of the service users Cited by: 9. The lowest prevalence rates of violence have been seen in outpatient settings (–13%), and the highest in acute care settings (10–36%) and involuntarily committed patients (20–44%).6 Around 10% of the patients with schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders behave violently, compared with less than 2% of the general public.7 Although Cited by: Hardy DW, Patel M, et al.

Violence and restraint reduction: one hospital’s experience. Psychiatrist Administrator. ;5(1) 2. National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning. Six core strategies to reduce the use of seclusion and restraint planning tool.

Excerpt. This guideline has been developed to advise on the short-term management of violence and aggression in mental health, health and community settings in adults, children (aged 12 years or under) and young people (aged 13 to 17 years). The need for a guideline focused on the short-term management of violence and aggression in mental health, health and community settings arises because violence and aggression are relatively common and have serious consequences in such settings (Bourn et al., ; Flood et al., ).

The prevention and management of violence and aggression are complex tasks, because their manifestation will. Violence is one of the most important challenges, not only for public health systems, but also for public mental health. Violence can have immediate as well as long-term and even transgenerational effects on the mental health of its victims.

This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging assessment of the mental health legacy left by violence. Highly publicized acts of violence by people with mental illness affect more than public perception. Clinicians are under pressure to assess their patients for potential to act in a violent way.

Although it is possible to make a general assessment of relative risk, it is impossible to predict an individual, specific act of violence, given that. Violence in Mental Health Settings: Causes, Consequences, Management - Ebook written by Dirk Richter, Richard Whittington.

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Violence in Mental Health Settings: Causes, Consequences, Management - Dirk Richter, Richard Whittington - Hardcover - NON-FICTION - ENGLISH - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created a new webpage to provide employers and workers with strategies and tools for preventing workplace violence in healthcare settings.

The webpage complements OSHA’s Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers that were published. Violence in Mental Health Settings: Causes, Consequences, Management: : Dirk Richter, Richard Whittington: Books. Workplace violence is a serious problem in health care and one of great concern to psychiatric-mental health nurses.

When compared to other industries, the rate of workplace violence is highest among hospital workers, workers vs. 2 .Violence in Mental Health Settings: Causes, Consequences, Management: Dirk Richter, Richard Whittington: Books - 1.

Introduction. Aggression is common in inpatient psychiatric hospital settings. Data suggest that between 30% and 76% of psychiatric care staff have been assaulted by a patient at least once in their career (Campbell et al.,Hatch-Maillette et al.,Poster and Ryan, ).The financial cost of patient assault is significant in terms of consequent staff illness or injury (Carmel Cited by: