A qualitative study of service user experiences of occupation in forensic mental health

Christine Craik, Wendy Bryant, Amanda Ryan, Samantha Barclay, Nicole Brooke, Adele Mason, Peter Russell

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 This qualitative study explored occupational engagement of those detained in forensic units. Legal and institutional restrictions on occupation have implications for their health and wellbeing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-44
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Occupational Therapy Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010


  • Criminals
  • Decision Making
  • Female
  • Focus Groups
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Great Britain
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mentally Ill Persons
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Occupations
  • Personal Autonomy
  • Prisons
  • Qualitative Research
  • Social Control, Formal

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