Forensic vigilance indicates a central competency that forensic professionals need to work in the highly specialized and complex field of forensic psychiatric settings. The term originated in the Netherlands as “forensische scherpte”, but represents an internationally relevant construct (Clercx et al., 2021). Forensic vigilance is...

AIM To estimate the effect of nursing, shift and patient characteristics on patients’ aggression in clinical mental health care.DESIGN AND METHODS A follow-up study was performed to estimate the effect of nursing characteristics at shift level and patient characteristics on the incidence of aggression.FINDINGS The...