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Title: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Causes of Boredom for Men with a Psychosis in a Forensic Setting
Authors: Bowser, A
Link, W
Dickson, M
Collier, L
Donovan-Hall, MK
Keywords: Boredom;Forensic;Mental health;Psychosis;Occupational therapy
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2018, 34 (1), pp. 32 - 48
Abstract: Boredom is a problem in forensic mental health settings, and is believed to increase levels of violence and be detrimental to health and recovery. Eight men in a forensic unit, all with a psychotic disorder, were interviewed regarding their experiences of boredom. A thematic analysis was used to identify emergent themes. These included: Mental health and motivation; Restrictive environment; Responsibilities; and Nothing to do. These findings provide a greater understanding of factors which may contribute to boredom within forensic settings and can guide occupational therapy interventions to address them.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/16921
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0164212X.2017.1331151
ISSN: 0164-212X
1541-3101
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0164212X.2017.1331151
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