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Expertise from experience: mental health recovery and wellness

Margaret Swarbrick

in Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199565498
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199640478 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199565498.003.0042

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Expertise from experience: mental health recovery and wellness

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Persons who were formerly recipients of services (service users) have become architects in the design, delivery, and evaluation of services. This chapter will examine the evolution of the user-led self-help movement, and its impacts on transforming community mental health practice to promote mental health recovery and wellness as a vision and outcome.

Chapter.  6517 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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