Chapter 3. Recovery – Basics and Concepts

  1. Michaela Amering and
  2. Margit Schmolke

Published Online: 25 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470743171.ch3

Recovery in Mental Health: Reshaping Scientific and Clinical Responsibilities

Recovery in Mental Health: Reshaping Scientific and Clinical Responsibilities

How to Cite

Amering, M. and Schmolke, M. (2009) Recovery – Basics and Concepts, in Recovery in Mental Health: Reshaping Scientific and Clinical Responsibilities, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470743171.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 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: 9780470997963

Online ISBN: 9780470743171

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Keywords:

  • recovery – basics and concepts;
  • recovery and quality of life;
  • recovery - a process, a way of life, attitude, and a way of approaching the day's challenges;
  • definition of recovery - return to a normal state of affairs to the way things were before;
  • reconstitution and gain;
  • political strategies;
  • Scottish Recovery Network (SRN);
  • keeping busy and finding meaning and purpose;
  • collaboration with users of psychiatric services;
  • resilience–a dynamic recovery-factor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Political Strategies

  • 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