Mental illness and well-being: the central importance of positive psychology and recovery approaches

@inproceedings{Slade2010MentalIA,
  title={Mental illness and well-being: the central importance of positive psychology and recovery approaches},
  author={Mike Slade},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND A new evidence base is emerging, which focuses on well-being. This makes it possible for health services to orientate around promoting well-being as well as treating illness, and so to make a reality of the long-standing rhetoric that health is more than the absence of illness. The aim of this paper is to support the re-orientation of health services around promoting well-being. Mental health services are used as an example to illustrate the new knowledge skills which will be needed… CONTINUE READING
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