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Physical restraint and the therapeutic relationship

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Physical restraint and the therapeutic relationship. / Knowles, Susan Frances; Hearne, Joanna; Smith, Ian.

In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Vol. 26, No. 4, 07.2015, p. 461-475.

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Knowles, SF, Hearne, J & Smith, I 2015, 'Physical restraint and the therapeutic relationship', Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 461-475. https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2015.1034752

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Knowles, S. F., Hearne, J., & Smith, I. (2015). Physical restraint and the therapeutic relationship. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 26(4), 461-475. https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2015.1034752

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Knowles SF, Hearne J, Smith I. Physical restraint and the therapeutic relationship. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 2015 Jul;26(4):461-475. https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2015.1034752

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Knowles, Susan Frances ; Hearne, Joanna ; Smith, Ian. / Physical restraint and the therapeutic relationship. In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 2015 ; Vol. 26, No. 4. pp. 461-475.

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