Title: Strengths-Based Approach for Mental Health Recovery
year: 2013
Journal: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Volume: 7
Issue: 2
Pages: 05/10/2016
date: Autumn-Winter;03/28/received;05/20/revised;09/18/accepted
ISSN: 1735-8639; 1735-9287
Accession Number: PMC3939995
Abstract: Many health systems have traditionally adopted a view of mental disorders based on pathologies and the risk individuals have towards mental disorders. However, with this approach, mental disorders continue to cost billions a year for the healthcare system. This paper aimed to introduce and explore what the strengths-based approach is in the psychiatric arena. Strengths-based approach moves the focus away from deficits of people with mental illnesses (consumers) and focuses on the strengths and resources of the consumers. The paper also aligned the relevance of strength-based approach to mental health nursing and its contribution to mental health recovery. Declaration of interest: None.
Notes: ijpbs-7-005[PII]
Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3939995/
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/4685
Database name: PMC
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