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What does recovery from psychosis mean? Perceptions of young first-episode patients
Background: This study explored the experience of first-episode psychosis from the patients’ perspective and the meanings they attach to the illness and their recovery. Method: A qualitativeExpand
What Does Recovery From Schizophrenia Mean? Perceptions of Long-Term Patients
Background: The study investigated the meaning of recovery to eight people with chronic schizophrenia. Method: A qualitative methodology was used based on a 3-hour focus group. The material wasExpand
Applying a Mental Health Recovery Approach for People from Diverse Backgrounds: The Case of Collectivism and Individualism Paradigms
Abstract Western countries have put the mental health recovery approach into practice since the 80 s, and other cultures have started to adopt it into their services. However, the cross-culturalExpand
What does recovery from schizophrenia mean? Perceptions of psychiatrists
This study investigated the meaning of recovery in schizophrenia in a group of trainee psychiatrists in Hong Kong. A qualitative methodology was used based on two, three-hour focus groups. A numberExpand
What Does Recovery From Schizophrenia Mean? Perceptions of Medical Students and Trainee Psychiatrists
Background: The attitudes of medical professionals towards recovery from schizophrenia are key in defining the therapeutic encounter and may change as they move through their medical career. Method:Expand
A six-month prospective case-controlled study of the effects of the clubhouse rehabilitation model on Chinese patients with chronic schizophrenia.
  • A. Tsang, R. Ng, K. Yip
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • East Asian archives of psychiatry : official…
  • 1 March 2010
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of the 'clubhouse' model of rehabilitation on various psychosocial issues for Chinese patients with schizophrenia living in the community. METHODS AExpand
ABSTRACT Objective: We examined the cross cultural relevance of expressed emotion in predicting relapse of schizophrenia in Hong Kong. Methods: A longitudinal prospective study was conducted. ThirtyExpand
The uncut jade: Differing views of the potential of expert users on staff training and rehabilitation programmes for service users in Hong Kong
Background: Service user participation in direct service provision and evaluation has been developing in the western world in the past 20 years. However, this recovery-based care model is relativelyExpand
Cognitive Therapy Supervision-A Pilot Study
  • R. Ng
  • Psychology
  • 1 December 2005
Abstract Objective: To investigate the effect of cognitive therapy supervision on the enhancement of supervisee competence and improvement in the clinical outcome of patients under cognitive therapyExpand
Long-term effects of discontinuation from antipsychotic maintenance following first-episode schizophrenia and related disorders: a 10 year follow-up of a randomised, double-blind trial.
BACKGROUND The long-term consequences of discontinuing antipsychotic medication after successful treatment of first-episode psychosis are not well studied. We assess the relation between earlyExpand