WAPS

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The WAPS project – Workplace reported violence Associated with Psychiatric Staff – Characteristics of self-reported workplace related violence and threats associated with mental health staff

Aim
The overall aim of this mixed method study is to generate knowledge on how mental health staff report and describe situations of violence and threats (trigger-situational typologies). In addition, we investigate associations between incidence rate of violence and threats against coercion, type of ward, staffs education and seniority, trigger-situational typologies, time of incident, age and gender on ward and subject level when possible.

Forensic Mental Health Research Unit Middelfart (RFM),Department of Regional Health Research, Faculty of Health Science, University of Southern Denmark & Psychiatric dept. Middelfart, Mental Health Services in the Region of Southern Denmark. 

Project Core Group

Head of project: Frederik Alkier Gildberg, Professor in Forensic Mental Health, PhD,
MScN, RN, Forensic Mental Health Research Unit Middelfart (RFM),Department of Regional Health Research, Faculty of Health Science, University of Southern Denmark & Psychiatric dept. Middelfart, Mental Health Services in the Region of Southern Denmark. 

Head of project: Rikke JĂžrgensen Associated professor, Enhed for Psykiatrisk Forskning, Aalborg Psykiatrisk
Hospital.Region of Northern Denmark

Statistical consultant: Unit for Psychiatric Research, Aalborg University Hospital – Psychiatry. Region of
Northern Denmark

Project VIP: Ricko D. Nissen ph.d. Dept. of Psychiatry Middelfart, Region of Southern Denmark

Project VIP: John Baker Professor. Chair Mental Health Nursing. Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds