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Background: Previous studies have reported negative experiences of psychiatric inpatient care for patients with emotional instability and self-harm. A novel intervention called patient-initiated brief admission (PIBA) has been developed, as a constructive crisis management for patients in situations of increased anxiety and thoughts of self-harm an...
Patient-initiated brief admission (PIBA) was developed for patients with emotional instability and self-harm, to cope with crises. The hypothesis was that psychiatric symptoms would decrease, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) increase, after 1-3 days at hospital. One hundred and thirteen patients were recruited from a psychiatric clinic in...
Previous studies report that individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder have been met by negative attitudes from healthcare professionals and their care needs have often been neglected during hospitalizations. When symptoms of emotional instability are combined with self‐harm, the resulting crisis often becomes difficult to handle f...
Purpose: Emotional instability and self-harm pose major problems for society and health care. There are effective interventions in outpatient care, but when patients need inpatient care, nurses often struggle meeting their patient’s needs. Brief admission (BA) is a newly implemented crisis intervention and novel form of inpatient care. The aim of t...
The goal is to evaluate Patient-Initiated Brief Admission (PIBA) as a crisis intervention in psychiatric care.