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Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 1994 Apr;8(2):78-81.

Psychiatric hospitalization as an experience of trauma.

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  • Department of Nursing, Monmouth College, West Long Branch, NJ.

Abstract

The experience of being a client in a locked, inpatient psychiatric unit can be considered trauma-producing. This article examines that phenomenon, offers suggestions for reform, and recommends dialogue for further change.

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8042870
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