Year: 1989 Source: Hospital and Community Psychiatry, v.40, no.12, (Dec. 1989), p.1295-1297 SIEC No: 19900283

Reports a study that examined possible correlations between preincident behavior patterns of psychiatric patients & the types of ward incidents they were involved in. Results indicated that behavior patterns may be valuable for predicting the type of behavior & appropriate precautions can prevent potential incidents. (10 ref)