The ward as emotional ecology: adolescent experiences of managing mental health and distress in psychiatric inpatient settings
A study of 20 young people who had experienced psychiatric units in the UK, formed the basis towards understanding adolescent views of inpatient settings.
Reavey P, Poole J, Corrigall R et al (2017) The ward as emotional ecology: Adolescent experiences of managing mental health and distress in psychiatric inpatient settings. Health & Place. 46, 210-218.
This study was to gain an understanding of adolescents’ experiences of an inpatient mental health environment, with a particular focus on their relationships with people and with the place itself.
Face to face interviews, using photographs of the environment as visual prompts, were used to collect data from 20 young people (14-18 years of age) who had experiences of psychiatric units in the UK. Interviews were conducted six months after the young people had been discharged from the inpatient service....
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