Principles of Verbal De-Escalation
The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 1&2, January 2022
Victoria Hendrick, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of the Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report. Chief, Inpatient Psychiatry, Olive View UCLA Medical Center.
Janet Richmond, MSW.
Clinician at VA Boston Healthcare System and McLean Hospital, MA. Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Hendrick and Ms. Richmond have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Simple strategies can be surprisingly effective in verbally de-escalating agitated patients.