Absconding from psychiatric institutions is a relatively common phenomenon. Yet patients' experience of absconding is a perspective that has received little attention in the West and none in Indonesia. A case study using mixed methods was undertaken in order to provide a profile of absconding events over a 1-year period in a psychiatric setting in Indonesia.
Nurjannah, I., Fitzgerald, M., & FOSTER, K. (2009). Patients' experiences of absconding from a psychiatric setting in Indonesia: Feature article. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 18(5), 326-335. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1447-0349.2009.00611.x