Promoting Recovery

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry



Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Mental Health; Rehabilitation; Self-Help Groups; Health Care Coalitions; Health Policy


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry and Psychology


This chapter contains sections titled: My personal recovery; Research evidence of recovery; Recovery as a movement; Empowerment model of development and recovery; Recovery/independent living; Applying the principles of recovery to clinical care; Consumer-run alternatives to hospitalization; Eight reasons for using a recovery approach in clinical practice.


Citation: Fisher, D. B. (2008) Promoting Recovery, in Learning about Mental Health Practice (eds T. Stickley and T. Basset), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK., p. 119-139. doi: 10.1002/9780470699300.ch7

At the time of publication, Daniel Fisher was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.