Aim: To identify and summarise existing knowledge about patient ethnicity and use of restrictive practices in adult mental health inpatient settings. Methodology: A scoping review was conducted using the methodological framework recommended by Arksey and O’Malley (2005), Levac and colleagues (2010) and the JBI (2020)....

In this naturalistic, prospective validation study, the predictive accuracy of the Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression: Inpatient Version (DASA-IV) was assessed in Estonian subacute and acute psychiatric settings. An Area Under the Curve (AUC) of the Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) was used to determine the...

Background: In the time period from 2015-2019, a national collaborative effort took place between all the health regions in Norway. The project resulted in the staff-training program “MAP”.Aims: The projects intention was to achieve a national standard for teaching violence prevention to mental health staff....

Preventing work-related violence (PREWVI) is a participatory action research project that aims to develop and implement an employee-driven intervention in mental healthcare. A pilot project was established at Lovisenberg hospital March 2021. Data on work-environment, employee health, work-related violence and utilization of preventive tools were...

Background: A compelling body of evidence consistently identifies aggression and violence as a complex hazard within the health sector. Despite universal recognition, the problem remains understudied, particularly in relation to psychiatrists. Aims/objectives: Formal recording systems are relied upon to monitor and respond to occurrences. While...