Roots of the Recovery Movement in Psychiatry: Lessons Learned looks at the recovery movement from a historical perspective, particularly the thread of repeated efforts to humanise mental health, tracing its origins back to the Enlightenment. Chapters consider the central humanistic thinkers individually, drawing the various threads together into a proposal for the services and supports required to promote recovery in today’s mental health care services.
- First text to review the origin of recovery-oriented principles
- Answers many previously unanswered questions about the meaning, content and necessary contexts and skills of recovery-orientation today
- Useful supportive text for postgraduate studies