Looking at the bigger picture

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Abstract

A combination of factors has been linked to nurses' ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with mental health patients in hospitals in Australia.

The therapeutic relationship is a vital aspect of mental health nursing. Effective relationships have been associated with positive outcomes such as concordance with medications, increased patient involvement in their care and improved quality of life.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-63
Number of pages2
JournalNursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Volume26
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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