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Husum, T. L., Siqveland, J., Ruud, T., & Lickiewicz, J. (2023). Systematic literature review of the use of Staff Attitudes to Coercion Scale (SACS). Frontiers in Psychiatry, 14, 100.

Lickiewicz, J., Piotrowicz, K., Makara-Studzińska, M. (2023). The Weather, Aggression, and Aggressive Behavior in Psychiatric Hospitals. In: Martin, C., Preedy, V.R., Patel, V.B. (eds) Handbook of Anger, Aggression, and Violence. Springer, Cham.

Stylianidis, S., Georgaca, E., Peppou, L. E., Arvaniti. A., Samakouri, M., & the MANE Group (2023). Involuntary psychiatric hospitalizations in Greece: Contemporary research and policy implications. Psychiatriki.

Hirsch S, Baumgardt J, Bechdolf A, Bühling-Schindowski F, Cole C, Flammer E, Mahler L, Muche R, Sauter D, Vandamme A; PreVCo Study Group; Steinert T. Implementation of guidelines on prevention of coercion and violence: baseline data of the randomized controlled PreVCo study. Front Psychiatry 14:1130727 (2023)

Steinert T, Hirsch S. S3-Leitlinie zur Verhinderung von Zwang und Behandlung aggressiven Verhaltens: von der Evidenz zum Konsens, vom Konsens zur Implementierung. Nervenarzt 94: 614–618 (2023)

Steinert T, Baumgardt J, Bechdolf A, Bühling-Schndowski F, Cole C, Flammer E, Jaeger S, Junghanss J, Kampmann M, Mahler L, Muche R, Sauter D, Vandamme A, Hirsch S. Implementation of guidelines on prevention of coercion and violence (PreVCo) in psychiatry: a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Lancet Reg Health Eur 35:100770 (2023)

Steinert T. (2023). Using coercion in mental disorders or risking the patient’s death? An analysis of the protocols of a clinical ethics committee and a derived decision algorithm. Journal of medical ethics, jme-2023-109578. Advance online publication.

Varpula J, Välimäki M, Pulkkinen J, Lantta T. Patient Falls in Seclusion Rooms in Psychiatric Inpatient Care: A Sociotechnical Probabilistic Risk Modeling Study. J Nurs Care Qual. 2023 Apr-Jun 01;38(2):190-197. doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000683.


Doedens P, Vermeulen J, Ter Riet G, Boyette LL, Latour C, de Haan L. Association between characteristics of nursing teams and patients’ aggressive behavior in closed psychiatric wards. Perspect Psychiatr Care. 2022 Oct;58(4):2592-2600. doi: 10.1111/ppc.13099. Epub 2022 May 3. PMID: 35505593; PMCID: PMC9790403.

Efkemann SA, Haußleiter IS, Steinert T, Hoffmann K, Juckel G. Dokumentation, Anwendung und Ansätze zur Reduktion von unfreiwilligen Unterbringungen und Zwangsmaßnahmen – Ergebnisse einer bundesweiten Befragung akutpsychiatrischer Krankenhäuser in Deutschland. Psychiatr Prax 49: 345-351 (2022)

Flammer E, Eisele F, Hirsch S, Steinert T. Increase in coercive measures in psychiatric hospitals in Germany during the COVID-19 pandemic. PLoS One. Aug 31;17(8):e0264046 (2022)

Flammer E, Hirsch S, Thilo N, Steinert T. “Our patients are different”: Predictors of seclusion and restraint in 31 psychiatric hospitals. Front Psychiatry 13:791333 (2022)

Garcia Torrents, E. (2020). Pathogenic Societies and Collective Madness: A Critical Look at Normalcy. Available at SSRN 3770808.

Georgaca, E., Anastasopoulos, O., Stamovlasis, D. Zissi, A., Peppou, L. E., Arvaniti. A., Samakouri, M., Stylianidis, S. & the Thessaloniki MANE Group (2022). What renders living alone a risk factor for involuntary psychiatric admission? Current Psychology.

Haines-Delmont, A., Tsang, A., Szifris, K., Craig, E., Chapman, M., Baker, J., Baker, P., Ridley, J., Thomson, M., Bourlet, G., Morrison, B., Duxbury, J. (2022). Approaches used to prevent and reduce the use of restrictive practices on adults with learning disabilities: protocol for a realist review. PLOS ONE 17(9): e0270028. Published on 28th September 2022.

Haines-Delmont, A., Goodall, K., Duxbury, J., and Tsang, A. (2022) An evaluation of the implementation of a ‘No Force First’ informed organizational guide to reduce physical restraint in mental health and learning disability inpatient settings in the UK. Frontiers in Psychiatry, Vol13. Special edition on ‘Coercion in Psychiatry: Epidemiology, Effects and Prevention’. Accepted for publication on 3rd January 2022.

Hofstad, T., Husum, T. L., Rugkåsa, J., & Hofmann, B. M. (2022). Geographical variation in compulsory hospitalisation-ethical challenges. BMC Health Services Research, 22(1), 1-12.

Husum, Tonje Lossius; Pedersen, Reidar; Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw. Frequent Violations and Infringements against Users in Mental Health Care Confirmed by Both Users and Professionals–A Quantitative Study. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 2022 ; Volume 43.(9) s. 862-869.

Husum, Tonje Lossius; Ruud, Torleif; Lickiewicz, Jakub; Siqveland, Johan. Measurement Properties of the Staff Attitude to Coercion Scale: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2022 ;Volume 13.

Peppou, L., Drakonakis, N., Nikolaidi, S., Georgaca, E., Arvaniti, A., & Stylianidis, S. (2022). Rates and determinants of involuntary hospitalizations in Athens region: Are there any differences between psychiatric and general hospitals? Psychiatry Research Communications, 2(2), 100041.

Wormdahl, I; Hatling, T; Husum, TL; Kjus, SH; Rugkåsa, J; Brodersen, D; Christensen, D; Nyborg, PS; Skolseng, TB; Ødegård, EI; Andersen, AM; Gundersen, E; Rise, M By. The ReCoN intervention: a co-created comprehensive intervention for primary mental health care aiming to prevent involuntary admissions. BMC Health Services Research 2022 ; Volume 22.(1) s. 1-17.

Schreiber LK, Metzger FG, Flammer E, Rinke H, Fallgatter AJ, Steinert T. Open Doors by Fair Means: a quasi-experimental controlled study on the effects of an open-door policy on acute psychiatric wards. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 22(1):941

Steinert T, Henking T. Law and psychiatry-current and future perspectives. Front Public Health 24;10:968168 (2022)

Steinert T, Hirsch S, Flammer E. Monitoring von Zwangsmaßnahmen und Zwangsbehandlungen in Deutschland. Nervenarzt 93; 1105-1111 (2022)

Steinert T, Hirsch S, Flammer E. Auswirkungen der Entscheidung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts 2018 zu Fixierungen : Zwangsmaßnahmen in den psychiatrischen Kliniken in Baden-Württemberg 2019 im Vergleich zu 2015–2017. Nervenarzt 93:706-712 (2022)

Suess, A., del Trigo, Á. B., Rojo, V. I., Cuesta, J. R., Jimeno, M. D. R., Velázquez, M. I. T., & Huizing, E. (2016). Planificación anticipada de decisiones en salud mental: modelos, utilidades y propuestas de aplicación. Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría, 36(129), 79-102. (only in Spanish)

Välimäki M, Lam J, Bressington D, Cheung T, Wong WK, Cheng PYI, Ng CF, Ng T, Yam CP, Ip G, Paul L, Lantta T. Nurses’, patients’, and informal caregivers’ attitudes toward aggression in psychiatric hospitals: A comparative survey study. PLoS One. 2022 Sep 29;17(9):e0274536. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0274536.

Välimäki M, Lantta T, Anttila M, Vahlberg T, Normand SL, Yang M. An Evidence-Based Educational Intervention for Reducing Coercive Measures in Psychiatric Hospitals: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Aug 1;5(8):e2229076. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.29076.

Välimäki M, Lantta T, Lam YTJ, Cheung T, Cheng PYI, Ng T, Ip G, Bressington D. Perceptions of patient aggression in psychiatric hospitals: a qualitative study using focus groups with nurses, patients, and informal caregivers. BMC Psychiatry. 2022 May 18;22(1):344. doi: 10.1186/s12888-022-03974-4.

Varpula J, Välimäki M, Lantta T, Berg J, Soininen P, Lahti M. Safety hazards in patient seclusion events in psychiatric care: A video observation study. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2022 Apr;29(2):359-373. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12799. Epub 2021 Sep 24.


Doedens P, Ter Riet G, Vermeulen J, Boyette LL, Latour C, de Haan L. Influence of nursing staff characteristics on seclusion in acute mental health care-A prospective two-year follow-up study. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2021 Oct;35(5):491-498. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2021.07.003. Epub 2021 Jul 12. PMID: 34561064.

Doedens P, Vermeulen J, Boyette LL, Latour C, de Haan L. Influence of nursing staff attitudes and characteristics on the use of coercive measures in acute mental health services-A systematic review. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2020 Aug;27(4):446-459. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12586. Epub 2020 Jan 14. PMID: 31876970; PMCID: PMC7508163.

Flammer E, Hirsch S, Steinert T. Effect of the introduction of immediate judge’s decisions in 2018 on the use of coercive measures in psychiatric hospitals in Germany: a population-based study. Lancet Reg Health Eur 2021;11: 100233 (2021)

Hirsch S, Thilo N, Steinert T, Flammer E. Patients’ perception of coercion with respect to antipsychotic treatment of psychotic disorders and its predictors. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatric Epidemiol 56(8):1381-1388 (2021). doi: 10.1007/s00127-021-02083

Torrents, E. G. (2021). El efecto nocebo y los diagnósticos psiquiátricos. In Éticas y Políticas de las Antropologías. Resúmenes y ponencias XV Congreso Antropología ASAEE: 1, 2 y 3 de febrero de 2021 (p. 400). Última línea.

Hofstad, T., Rugkåsa, J., Ose, S. O., Nyttingnes, O., & Husum, T. L. (2021). Measuring the level of compulsory hospitalisation in mental health care: The performance of different measures across areas and over time. International journal of methods in psychiatric research, 30(3), e1881.

Hofstad, T., Rugkåsa, J., Ose, S. O., Nyttingnes, O., Kjus, S. H. H., & Husum, T. L. (2021). Service Characteristics and Geographical Variation in Compulsory Hospitalisation: An Exploratory Random Effects Within-Between Analysis of Norwegian Municipalities, 2015-2018. Frontiers in psychiatry, 2099.

Lantta T, Anttila M, Välimäki M. Quality of mental health services and rights of people receiving treatment in inpatient services in Finland: a cross-sectional observational survey with the WHO QualityRights Tool Kit. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2021 Aug 28;15(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s13033-021-00495-7.

Lee TK, Välimäki M, Lantta T. The Knowledge, Practice and Attitudes of Nurses Regarding Physical Restraint: Survey Results from Psychiatric Inpatient Settings. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 23;18(13):6747. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18136747.

Lickiewicz, J; Husum, TL; Ruud, T; Siqveland, J; Musiał, Z; Makara-Studzińska, M. Measuring Staff Attitudes to Coercion in Poland. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021 ;Volume 12.

Wormdahl, I; Husum, TL; Kjus, SH; Rugkåsa, J; Hatling, T; Rise, M By. Between No Help and Coercion: Toward Referral to Involuntary Psychiatric Admission. A Qualitative Interview Study of Stakeholders’ Perspectives. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021 ;Volume 12. s. 1-11.


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