This volume offers a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of violence in the working environment. It describes ways of assuaging violence both practically and with the use of medication. It also discusses the role of the organization and ethical considerations.
|Publisher:||Royal College of Psychiatrists|
Table of ContentsTheories of violence
prediction of dangerousness
interviewing the aggressive patient
de-escalating aggressive behaviour
the medical management of violence
role of the organization
post-incident care and support for assaulted staff
practical, ethical and legal aspects of caring for the assaultive client.