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User Perspective — The Good Psychiatric Nurse

  • Anne Maidment
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Abstract

Just before breakfast time on an acute Psychiatric ward a Nurse shouted at me, threatened me and really frightened me. I was then in the early depressive phase following a manic episode. If I didn’t immediately get up and dressed, she yelled, I’d be in serious trouble. As I almost fell over trying to get my underwear on, she called me lazy and worthless. In my heavily drugged state she showed no compassion or understanding at all. She was hateful.

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Service User Psychiatric Nurse User Perspective Acute Ward Good Nurse 
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