Table of contents
2 Recovery – Developments and Significance.
3 Recovery – Basics and Concepts.
Collaboration with Users of Psychiatric Services.
Resilience–a Dynamic Recovery-Factor.
Recovery, Prevention and Health Promotion.
Recovery and Quality of Life.
Recovery and Empowerment.
Recovery and Evidence-Based Medicine.
Recovery and Remission.
4 Personal Experience as Evidence and as a Basis for Model Development.
‘Recovery – an Alien Concept’ - Ron Coleman/UK.
‘Empowerment Model of Recovery’ – Dan Fisher and Laurie Ahern/USA.
‘Conspiracy of Hope’ – Pat Deegan/USA.
‘Holders of Hope’ – Helen Glover/Australia.
‘Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)’ – Mary Ellen Copeland/USA.
‘Two Sides of Recovery’ – Wilma Boevink/The Netherlands.
‘No Empowerment Without Recovery’ – Christian Horvath/Austria.
5 Recovery – Why Not?
The Slow Demise of Incurability.
Is the glass half-full or half-empty?
A Diagnosis or a Verdict – the Example of Schizophrenia.
Heterogeneity of Course Over Time.
Prognosis – ‘from demoralizing pessimism to rational optimism’.
Diagnosis – ‘a century is enough’.
Scientific and clinical responsibility.
Classic Dimensions of Madness.
Psychiatric Treatment and Services.
State of the art.
Stigma and Discrimination.
Stigma – experiences and expectations.
Internalized stigma and stigma resistance.
The hearing voices movement.
6 Recovery – Implications for Scientific Responsibilities.
The Increasingly Active Role of UK Users in Clinical Research.
Ruth Ralph and the Recovery Advisory Group.
Examples of published recovery instruments.
Recovery as a Process.
Turning points – living with contradictions.
Findings from four countries.
Identity and recovery in personal accounts of mental illness.
Recovery as lived in everyday practice.
Qualitative research as one royal road.
7 Recovery – Implications for Clinical Responsibilities.
Recovery-Factors in Therapeutic Relationships and Psychiatric Services.
Recovery Self Assessment (RSA).
Measuring recovery-orientation in a hospital setting.
Recovery Knowledge Inventory (RKI).
Developing Recovery Enhancing Environments Measure (DREEM).
Initiatives of the World Psychiatric Association.
Psychiatry for the Person.
A Person-centred Integrative Diagnosis.
Recovery and Psychopharmacology.
New goals and new roles for psychopharmacologists.
Pat Deegan’s concept of ‘Personal Medicine’.
A programme to support shared decision-making.
Recovery-oriented mental health programmes.
A Recovery-Process Model.
Practice guidelines for recovery-oriented behavioral health care.
Peer support and consumer-driven transformation.
8 The Significance of Discovering Recovery for the Authors.