Recovery-oriented psychopharmacology: redefining the goals of antipsychotic treatment.

@article{Noordsy2000RecoveryorientedPR,
  title={Recovery-oriented psychopharmacology: redefining the goals of antipsychotic treatment.},
  author={Douglas L. Noordsy and William C. Torrey and Sharon O. Mead and Mary F Brunette and Domenico Potenza and Mary Ellen Copeland},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={61 Suppl 3},
  pages={22-9}
}
The traditional goals of psychopharmacology stem from the medical model. Rehabilitation interventions attempt to improve aspects of functioning in patients with chronic illnesses that are not responsive to biological intervention. Recovery is a concept emanating from the consumer self-help movement. It describes a move away from the patient role defined by… CONTINUE READING