Here are some of our publications addressing specific questions:
What is personal recovery?
Mary Leamy, Victoria Bird, Clair Le Boutillier, Julie Williams and Mike Slade. Conceptual framework for personal recovery in mental health: systematic review and narrative synthesis. BJP 2011, 199:445-452
Is there an evidence base for recovery?
Slade M (2009) Personal recovery and mental illness, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
How does recovery link with well-being?
Slade M, Mental illness and well-being: the central importance of positive psychology and recovery approaches, BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10:26
What international service standards for supporting recovery have been proposed?
What Does Recovery Mean in Practice? A Qualitative Analysis of International Recovery-Oriented Practice Guidance PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES December 2011 Vol. 62 No. 12 1470-1476
How can workers support recovery?
100 Ways to Support Recovery
What is the REFOCUS intervention?
Refocus: Promoting Recovery in Community Mental Health Services
How is the REFOCUS intervention being evaluated?
Slade, Bird, Le Boutillier, Williams, McCrone, Leamy. The REFOCUS Trial: A cluster randomised controlled trial of a pro-recovery intervention within community based mental health teams
How can recovery be evaluated?
Slade M, Measuring recovery in Mental Health Services Isr J Psychiatry relat Sci - Vol 47 - No.3 (2010)