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Constraints Perceived by Psychiatrists Working in Community Mental Health Services. Development and Pilot Study of a Novel Instrument

Galeazzi, Gian Maria; Mackinnon, Andrew; Curci, Paolo


An inventory of institutional constraints perceived as limiting therapeutic choices was developed and completed by psychiatrists working in Italian public mental health services. Constraints considered most limiting were social and institutional pressures toward social control, violence risk assessment and prevention, and lack of control over workload. The total mean score of the perceived constraints instrument was significantly negatively correlated with ratings of perceived freedom in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Community Mental Health Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10597-007-9099-2


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