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Fig. 1 | Annals of General Psychiatry

Fig. 1

From: “It’s not a life of war and conflict”: experienced therapists’ views on negotiating a therapeutic alliance in involuntary treatment

Fig. 1

The figure illustrates the modelled relationship between coercion and care. The “linear” boxes, or “decision stages”, represent different factors or phases experienced on the way to agreeing or disagreeing over the course of treatment. “Therapist–patient bond” refers to the therapist–patient relationship and overlaps the bond component of working alliances. This process seems more independent of treatment discussions and is viewed more as a parallel process during treatment

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