The Ethical Imperative Of Recovery Oriented Practices

1746 Words Jan 11th, 2016 7 Pages
The aim of the assignment is to critique two research articles; Mental illness and wellbeing: the central importance of positive psychology and recovery approached (Slade, 2010) and Preserving the Person: The Ethical Imperative of Recovery-Oriented Practices (Atterbury , 2014)and its impact on practice. For both articles the dominant theme which runs through is recovery.
There is no exact meaning of recovery in mental health. Professional meaning of recovery differentiate between clinical recovery, where there is no symptoms, and social recovery, where one live on their own even if symptoms continue (Social Care Institute for Excellence 2007). Recovery is the process of coming back to a normal state. Other meanings see the growth of people controlling their own life and the taking of responsibility for one’s own behaviour and well-being as the basis of recovery. (Anthony, 1993)
The objectives of this essay are to critique the authors’ credentials, compare and critique the articles, discuss amongst other things such as language, structure and style. Discuss my criticism about the article, which one is better and why and the impact of the article on practice.

Article 1 Mental illness and well-being: the central importance of positive psychology and recovery Slade (2010). Dr Mike Slade is a Reader in Mental Health Services Research at the Institute of Psychiatry, and a consultant clinical psychologist in rehabilitation with South London and Maudsley Mental Health…
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