Journal article

Service Users' Perceptions About Their Hospital Admission Elicited by Service User-Researchers or by Clinicians

Brian O'Donoghue, Eric Roche, Veronica F Ranieri, Stephen Shannon, Ciaran Crummey, Johanna Murray, Damian G Smith, Kieran O'Loughlin, John P Lyne, Kevin Madigan, Larkin Feeney

Psychiatric Services | AMER PSYCHIATRIC PUBLISHING, INC | Published : 2013


Funding Acknowledgements

The project was partially funded by a grant from the Mental Health Commission in Ireland. Support was also provided by the Cluain Mhuire Mental Health Service, which employed a service user-researcher part time. The authors are grateful to the clinical directors of the mental health services for facilitating this study: Siobhan Barry, M. R. C. Psych., Bernadette Mangan, M. R. C. Psych., Anthony McCarthy, M. R. C. Psych., Freda O'Connell, M. R. C. Psych., and Justin Brophy, M. R. C. Psych. They also thank Daria Brennan, M. L. I. S., Ph.D., for managing the randomization and Darach Murphy for conducting interviews on behalf of SOURCE. They are grateful to the late Eadbhard O'Callaghan, D.Sc., F. R. C. Psych., for facilitating this study. The project would not have been possible without the administrative skills of Karen Cobbe of SOURCE.Mr. Shannon's work toward a doctorate in the area of seclusion is funded by the Mental Health Commission. The other authors report no competing interests.