Chapter 1. History, Context and Language

  1. Jan Wallcraft PhD consultant Manager2,
  2. Beate Schrank psychiatrist research worker3 and
  3. Michaela Amering Professor secretary3
  1. Jan Wallcraft PhD consultant Manager Researcher1,2 and
  2. Mary Nettle Mental Health User Consultant1

Published Online: 16 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470743157.ch1

Handbook of Service User Involvement in Mental Health Research

Handbook of Service User Involvement in Mental Health Research

How to Cite

Wallcraft, J. and Nettle, M. (2009) History, Context and Language, in Handbook of Service User Involvement in Mental Health Research (eds J. Wallcraft, B. Schrank and M. Amering), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470743157.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Hertfordshire, UK

  2. 3

    Medical University of Vienna, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    Worcester, UK

  2. 2

    University of Hertfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470997956

Online ISBN: 9780470743157

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Keywords:

  • history and cornerstones of service user research and service user involvement in research;
  • service user involvement in research and its origination;
  • service user involvement in mental health - possibility leading to real change;
  • service user involvement in mental health research;
  • ‘pure’ laboratory-based research and ‘applied’ research or service evaluation;
  • origins of involvement in research mirroring origins of service user/survivor movement;
  • service user/survivor groups funding to do consumer studies;
  • ‘Insiders’ - professionals with service user experience;
  • reformers in state and non-profit organizations;
  • people on receiving end of mental health and psychiatric services - as ‘consumers’ with a right to involvement in services

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Starting Points for Involvement in Research

  • Types of Research

  • Language and Terminology

  • References