The Ethical Imperative Of Recovery Oriented Practices

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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
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He has obtain over £7 million of grant funding, including a £2 million NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research for the five-year REFOCUS study to grow a recovery focus in adult mental services in England.
The focus of his article is to support the attitude of health services around actively encouraging well-being .Mental health services are used as an example to show the new practical understanding skills which be needed by health professionals. He used a statistical approach to correlate a sample to recognize psychological well-being and emotional sickness in other to call attention to the requirement for wellbeing experts to bolster both the consumption of maladjustment and the change of emotional well-being. Slade’s main argument is that mental health workers will need new approaches to assessment and treatment if the aim is enhancing well-being rather than treating illness. Well-being is becoming a key focus of international policy. In the same way that tertiary prevention is an important health advancement strategy, well-being is possible for people undergoing mental illness. He also argued that assessment and treatment of the individual will need to change if the main aim is enhancing well-being instead of treating illness, and that there are also more difficulties for mental health professionals to become
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