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Table 5 Working Alliance Inventory (WAI) and Interpersonal Trust in Physician (ITP) six months before a hearing (T0), two weeks before (T1) and two weeks after (T2) a hearing according to dichotomised patients' ratings of perceived procedural justice concerning the role of the treating consultant psychiatrist in the hearing.

From: Working alliance, interpersonal trust and perceived coercion in mental health review hearings

  T1: six months before hearing T2: two weeks before hearing T3: two weeks after hearing
  Patient's Rating of Perceived Procedural Justice (Medical)
  negative positive ANOVA
F/p
negative positive ANOVA
F/p
negative Positive ANOVA
F/p
Patient rates consultant psychiatrist
WAI 48.8(12.8) 61.9(15.3) 7.1/0.009 46.6(14.8) 65.6(16.9) 12.1/0.001 38.0(13.8) 65.1(15.5) 29.5/0.001
ITP 32.6(4.8) 39.5(6.9) 9.9/0.002 32.6(6.6) 40.3(7.7) 9.9/0.002 26.2(8.5) 39.8(7.8) 27.7/0.001
Patient rates primary nurse
WAI 47.8(16.5) 64.5(12.7) 14.6/0.001 46.3(16.1) 65.3(15.9) 13.5/0/001 39.1(17.4) 64.7(14.3) 28.3/0.001
ITP 33.0(6.9) 39.0(4.7) 13.3/0.001 33.1(6.9) 39.9(7.8) 7.3/0.008 26.6(4.4) 39.2(7.5) 28.7/0.001
Patient rates doctors in general
ITP 39.1(8.5) 40.3(6.7) 0.3/NS 37.4(4.8) 41.0(8.9) 1.8/NS 31.6(6.1) 41.6(8.5) 14.2/0.001
  1. n = 75. Means and standard deviations.