by Thurstine Basset and Theo Stickley - £35.99 John Wiley and Sons Ltd (2010)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780470683620 | ISBN 10: 0470683627
Voices of Experience contains a wide range of stories written by mental health survivors. The narratives illustrate how survivors have developed self-management techniques and strategies for living which, together, offer a guide to anybody struggling with 21st century life.
* Explores a wide variety of mental distress experiences, underpinned by many different explanations and beliefs
* Narrative has been central to the recovery approach and this book presents stories of recovery as well as an appraisal of the concept
* Challenges simplistic explanations of recovery and offers a critical angle to our understanding of what it means to experience mental health problems
* Offers guidance for mental health workers and professionals within the context of current mental health policies in the UK
(Price & availability last checked: January 2019)