Violence in Mental Health Settings : Causes, Consequences, Management.

Violence in Mental Health Settings : Causes, Consequences, Management

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0387339647
  • ISBN 13: 9780387339641


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.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: 2006
  • Date Published: 2006
  • Authors: Dirk Richter, Richard Whittington