Psychological Recovery | Beyond Mental Illness
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 12th August 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 17.1 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1
This book offers a succinct model of recovery from serious mental illness, synthesizing stories of lived experience to provide a framework for clinical work and research in the field of recovery.
- Places the process of recovery within the context of normal human growth and development
- Compares and contrasts concepts of recovery from mental illness with the literature on grief, loss and trauma
- Situates recovery within the growing field of positive psychology – focusing on the active, hopeful process
- Describes a consumer-oriented, stage-based model of psychological recovery which is unique in its focus on intrapersonal processes.