Patients' experiences of absconding from a psychiatric setting in Indonesia: Feature article

Intansari Nurjannah, Mary Fitzgerald, Kim FOSTER

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)326-335
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


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