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The Staff Observation Aggression Scale (SOAS) of Palmstierna and Wistedt

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Psychiatry
Emergency Medicine

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Palmstierna and Wistedt developed the Staff Observation Aggression Scale (SOAS) to describe aggressive behavior by a patient. This can help monitor the patient over time and to evaluate the effectiveness of different interventions. The authors are from Karolinska Institute and Danderyd Hospital in Sweden.

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