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Recovery From Schizophrenia: With Views of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Others Diagnosed With This Disorder


#1

Hi all:

I found this article about recovery from schizophrenia which I don’t think that I’ve seen mentioned here before that I thought I would share. It’s located at http://schizophreniabulletin.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/2/370.full.pdf+html

Regards,
Matthew

Their definition:
‘‘Mental health recovery is a journey of healing and
transformation enabling a person with a mental health
problem to live a meaningful life in a community of
his or her choice while striving to achieve his or her
full potential.’’

‘‘The 10 Fundamental Components of
Recovery.’’

  • Self-direction.
  • Individualized and person centered.
  • Empowerment.
  • Holistic.
  • Nonlinear.
  • Strengths based.
  • Peer support.
  • Respect.
  • Responsibility.
  • Hope.

#2

Great information - thanks for posting!


#3

That is a very nice post thank you very much.


#4

Interesting definition but too abstract and open ended for me to feel comfortable with. I guess i need something more concrete.


#5

This is a very useful post for those diagnosed,especially the 10 fundamental for recovery