Psychiatric Staff Opinion About Patient Etiology and Treatment
Operant Subjectivity , Volume 13 - Issue 3 p. 122- 126
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.