The concept of recovery and its practical application

Tuffour, Isaac (2017) The concept of recovery and its practical application. Mental Health Practice, 20 (9). pp. 37-41. ISSN 1465-8720

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Abstract

Recovery is a contested concept and definitions of it are scattered across various contexts and disciplines, contributing to the confusion that surrounds it. This article explores various conceptualisations of recovery and proposes a pragmatic way of viewing it as distributed across a continuum of clinical, social and personal domains. It also suggests the need to conceptualise recovery from the perspectives of different cultures.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2017 RCN Publishing Company Ltd. This is the author’s accepted manuscript of an article published in Mental Health Practice.
Uncontrolled Keywords: clinical recovery, mental health practice, personal recovery, recovery, social recovery
Subjects: Medicine and health > Mental health
Depositing User: Isaac Tuffour
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2017 13:49
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 13:14
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3139

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