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OBJECTIVE: In 1988 Vermont implemented a policy designed to reduce the state hospital census and expand community-based services. This qualitative study assessed perceptions of the policy's impact among mental health consumers, family members, and providers. METHODS: Eleven focus groups were...
OBJECTIVE: Violence by patients in psychiatric settings is frequently associated with the quality of staff-patient interactions. Impulsivity has been identified as a high risk factor for anger and aggression. This study was designed to test the influence of nurses' limit-setting styles on anger...
Few agencies have the resources to replicate the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) model pioneered in Madison, Wisconsin, which calls for around-the-clock, comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation services for persons with serious mental illness. Most agencies modify the model...
OBJECTIVE: The prevalence of mental illness and substance abuse in homeless populations has been studied primarily in large urban areas. This study examines a sheltered homeless population in two counties of lower-density population, Dauphin and Cumberland counties in central Pennsylvania, to...
Using videocameras, the authors detected 134 assaults by 40 of 113 patients treated over a 23-month period on a 14-bed intensive ward for violent psychiatric patients. After assailants were approached by an interviewer to obtain their explanations for the assaults, investigators analyzed the...
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