Stress management program for psychiatric inpatients

C. Brems, N. Amodei, A. Scott

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Abstract

This article provides a detailed description of a stressmanagement program developed and tailored for use with psychiatric inpatients, as the literature points toward the need for such treatment approaches. Twenty-six patients participated in the empirical aspect of the study, 15 treatment and 11 control subjects. Patients in the treatment group improved significantly in terms of obsesive-compulsive behavior and hostility as measured by the SCL-90. Further, improvements were noted in symptoms of depression, anxiety, and endorsement of psychotic symptomatology. Many clinically noticeable, positive changes in affect and behavior were reported by patients and staff as a consequence of the stressmanagement procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-179
Number of pages5
JournalPsychiatric Hospital
Volume20
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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    Brems, C., Amodei, N., & Scott, A. (1989). Stress management program for psychiatric inpatients. Psychiatric Hospital, 20(4), 175-179.