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1 Transforming Towards Recovery
Mike Slade Reader in Health Services Research Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London Consultant Clinical Psychologist South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London 12 November 2009

2 Clinical Recovery Full symptom remission, full or part time work / education, independent living without supervision by informal carers, having friends with whom activities can be shared – sustained for a period of 2 years Liberman RP, Kopelowicz A (2002) Recovery from schizophrenia, International Review of Psychiatry, 14,

3 Personal recovery A deeply personal, unique process of changing one’s attitudes, values, feelings, goals, skills and roles. It is a way of living a satisfying, hopeful and contributing life even with limitations caused by the illness. Anthony WA (1993) Recovery from mental illness: the guiding vision of the mental health service system in the 1990s, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 16,

4 Section for Recovery Aims: 1. International quality recovery research
2. Organisational change consultancy & resources 3. Expertise in well-being & positive psychology 4. Co-ordinate Recovery Research Network 5. Establish collaborative links with best-in-field 6. Develop a high-quality web presence

5 Research programme CEDAR Study REFOCUS Study PhD students


7 Sainsbury Centre for MH


9 Recovery Research Network
126 members Working groups Spirituality Recovery as a service user-owned approach Consultation responses Grant proposal development


11 Section for Recovery

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