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Ward atmosphere, client satisfaction, and client motivation in a psychiatric work rehabilitation unit

Eklund, Mona LU and Hansson, L (2001) In Community Mental Health Journal 37(2). p.169-177
Abstract
This study investigated the ward atmosphere of a psychiatric work rehabilitation unit and its relationships to clients' satisfaction with the unit and client motivation, operationalised as proneness to set personal goals for their rehabilitation. The Community-oriented Programs Environment Scale was used and 52 clients participated. Their report of the ward atmosphere was in accordance with recommended levels on 5 sub-scales out of 10. A regression analysis revealed that optimal levels of order-and-organization and support were of importance for satisfaction with the unit. An optimal level of support was associated with a high rating of personal goals. This study added two therapeutically interesting factors-satisfaction and motivation-to... (More)
This study investigated the ward atmosphere of a psychiatric work rehabilitation unit and its relationships to clients' satisfaction with the unit and client motivation, operationalised as proneness to set personal goals for their rehabilitation. The Community-oriented Programs Environment Scale was used and 52 clients participated. Their report of the ward atmosphere was in accordance with recommended levels on 5 sub-scales out of 10. A regression analysis revealed that optimal levels of order-and-organization and support were of importance for satisfaction with the unit. An optimal level of support was associated with a high rating of personal goals. This study added two therapeutically interesting factors-satisfaction and motivation-to the flora of factors that have been related to perceptions of the ward atmosphere. (Less)
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ward atmosphere, patient satisfaction, motivation
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Community Mental Health Journal
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37
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2
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169 - 177
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Springer
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0010-3853
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10.1023/A:1002765800180
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English
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  author       = {Eklund, Mona and Hansson, L},
  issn         = {0010-3853},
  keyword      = {ward atmosphere,patient satisfaction,motivation},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {169--177},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Community Mental Health Journal},
  title        = {Ward atmosphere, client satisfaction, and client motivation in a psychiatric work rehabilitation unit},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1002765800180},
  volume       = {37},
  year         = {2001},
}