The Mental Health Recovery Measure Can Be Used to Assess Aspects of Both Customer-Based and Service-Based Recovery in the Context of Severe Mental Illness

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Oliveira-Maia, Albino J.; Mendonça, Carina; Pessoa, Maria J.; Camacho, Marta; Gago, Joaquim;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 7 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01679, pmc: PMC5093119
  • Subject: needs assessment | Psychology | Original Research | recovery | schizophrenia | quality of life | schizoaffective disorder

Within clinical psychiatry, recovery from severe mental illness (SMI) has classically been defined according to symptoms and function (service-based recovery). However, service-users have argued that recovery should be defined as the process of overcoming mental illness... View more
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