Social Support and Recovery in People with Serious Mental Illnesses

@article{Corrigan2004SocialSA,
  title={Social Support and Recovery in People with Serious Mental Illnesses},
  author={Patrick William Corrigan and Sean M Phelan},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={40},
  pages={513-523}
}
This study examines the relationship between objective and subjective measures of social support with recovery from serious mental illness; recovery has been described as both an outcome state and an ongoing process. One hundred and seventy six people with serious mental illness completed the Recovery Assessment Scale, a process measure of recovery that assessed, among other factors, personal confidence, goal orientation, and non-domination by symptoms. They also were administered the Brief… CONTINUE READING