This study used Q methodology to assess a psychiatric hospital staffs opinions concerning the relevance of three perspectives (internalism, environmentalism, and a field approach) for patient etiology and treatment. Seven out of 12 staff loaded on two factors. Implications of incongruity between staff opinions and their observed behavior are discussed.

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Journal Operant Subjectivity
Dorie A. Wartel, & Alejandro Aragon. (1990). Psychiatric Staff Opinion About Patient Etiology and Treatment. Operant Subjectivity, 13(3), 122–126. doi:10.15133/j.os.1990.003