To explore the conditions that contribute to justification of aggression against nurses.
A 2 (aggressor distress as reflected in stressful behaviour: high vs. low) × 2 (target nurse's communication quality as reflected in provision of information and expression of caring: high vs. low) factorial design. Communication quality was operationalized as caring for half the respondents and...
To develop and psychometrically test the distress thermometer for caregivers (DT‐C) and document the distress level in primary caregivers of children and adolescents diagnosed with schizophrenia.
A validation diagnostic accuracy study and descriptive cross‐sectional survey.
DT‐C was adopted based on Harverman's distress thermometer for parents. The cut‐off score was detected...
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