Research into Recovery and Wellbeing

A website about the work of the recovery research team at the Institute of Mental Health

The University of Nottingham

Academic papers

This page gives references for papers our group has published which do not come from a specific study. You can find references for study-specific papers under Research. 

 

Overview papers

Empirical evidence about recovery rates and influences:

Slade M, Longden E (2015) Empirical evidence about mental health and recovery, BMC Psychiatry, 15, 285.

Also published as a downloadable booklet

 

Overview of evidence about recovery-supporting interventions and mis-uses of recovery:

Slade M, Amering M, Farkas M, Hamilton B, O'Hagan M, Panther G, Perkins R, Shepherd G, Tse S, Whitley R (2014) Uses and abuses of recovery: implementing recovery-oriented practices in mental health systems, World Psychiatry, 13, 12-20.

 

Strengths-based and resource-oriented approaches in psychiatry:

Priebe S, Omer S, Giacco D, Slade M (2014) Resource-oriented therapeutic models in psychiatry – A conceptual review, British Journal of Psychiatry, 204, 256-261.

 

More on strengths-based approaches:

Tse S, Tsoi E, Hamilton B, O’Hagan M, Shepherd G, Slade M, Whitley R, Petrakis M (2016) Uses of Strength-Based Interventions for people with serious mental illness: A critical review, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 62, 281-291.

 

Empirical evidence about recovery:

Slade M (2012) Recovery research: the empirical evidence from England, World Psychiatry, 11, 162-163.

 

Introduction to an invited issue on recovery internationally:

Slade M, Adams N, O’Hagan M (2012) Recovery: past progress and future challenges, International Review of Psychiatry, 24, 1-4.

 

Recovery in England:

Perkins R, Slade M (2012) Recovery in England: Transforming statutory services?, International Review of Psychiatry, 24, 29-39.

 

The link between recovery and wellbeing research:

Slade M (2010) Mental illness and well-being: the central importance of positive psychology and recovery approaches, BMC Health Services Research, 10, 26.

See also the WELLFOCUS Study for more on wellbeing and recovery.

 

Disclosure and employment

Experience of disclosing a mental health problem in an employment context:

Brohan E, Evans-Lacko S, Henderson C, Murray J, Slade M, Thornicroft G (2014) Disclosure of a mental health problem in the employment context: Qualitative study of beliefs and experiences, Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 23, 289-300.

 

Development of a decision aid about disclosure in an employment context:

Brohan E, Henderson C, Slade M, Thornicroft G (2014) Development and preliminary evaluation of a decision aid for disclosure of mental illness to employers, Patient Education and Counseling, 94, 238-242.

 

Evaluation of the decision aid:

Henderson C, Brohan E, Clement S, Williams P, Lassman F, Schauman F, Dockery L, Farrelly S, Murray J, Murphy C, Slade M, Thornicroft G (2013) Randomised controlled trial of a decision aid to assist decisions on disclosure of mental health status to an employer: feasibility and outcomes, British Journal of Psychiatry, 203, 350-357.

 

Measuring recovery

Also see INSPIRE in Measures

 

Measuring distress:

Andrade M, Slade M, Bandeira M, Evans-Lacko S, Komaroff J, Martin D, Mari J, Andreoli S (2016) Subjective distress in a representative sample of outpatients with psychotic disorders, Journal of Affective Disorders, 189, 220-223.

 

Measuring pro-recovery practice from care plans:

Gilburt H, Slade M, Bird V, Oduola S, Craig T (2013) Promoting recovery-oriented practice in mental health services: quasi-experimental mixed methods study, BMC Psychiatry, 13, 167.

 

Measuring discrimination:

Brohan E, Clement S, Rose D, Sartorius N, Slade M, Thornicroft G (2013) Development and psychometric evaluation of the Discrimination and Stigma Scale (DISC), Psychiatry Research, 208, 33-40.

 

Evaluating the STORI measure:

Weeks G, Slade M, Hayward M (2011) A UK validation of the Stages of Recovery Instrument, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 57, 446-454.

 

Challenges in measuring recovery:

Slade M (2010) Measuring recovery in mental health services, Israel Journal of Psychiatry, 47, 206-212.

 

Other recovery-related publications

Shared decision making:

Slade M (2017) Implementing shared decision making in routine mental health care, World Psychiatry, 16, 146-153.

 

Systematic review of help-seeking in adolescence:

Rowe S, French R, Henderson P, Ougrin D, Slade M, Moran P (2014) Help-seeking behaviour and adolescent self-harm: a systematic review, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48, 1083-1095.

 

Protocol for a study reducing decisional conflict:

Rowe S, French R, Henderson C, Weatherall D, Ougrin D, Slade M, Moran P (2016) Decisional support for young people who self-harm: Protocol for a feasibility trial, BMJ Open, 6, e012161.

 

Global survey of the mental health ‘treatment gap’:

Copeland J, Thornicroft G, Bird V, Bowis J, Slade M (2014) Global priorities of civil society for mental health services: findings from a 53 country survey, World Psychiatry, 13, 198-200.

 

Recovery in older adults:

Daley S, Newton D, Slade M, Murray J, Banerjee S (2013) Development of a framework for recovery in older people with mental disorder, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28, 522-529.

 

Reducing stigma:

Clement S, Lassman F, Barley E, Evans-Lacko S, Williams P, Yamaguchi S, Slade M, Rüsch N, Thornicroft G (2013) Mass media interventions for reducing mental health-related stigma (Review), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, CD009453.

 

Evaluating joint crisis plans in people with borderline personality disorder:

Borschmann R, Barrett B, Hellier J, Byford S, Henderson C, Rose D, Slade M, Sutherby K, Szmukler G, Thornicroft G, Hogg J, Moran P (2013) Joint crisis plans for people with borderline personality disorder: feasibility and outcomes in a randomised controlled trial, British Journal of Psychiatry, 202, 357-364.

 

The need for mainstream solutions to most difficulties experienced by people with mental health problems:

Slade M (2012) Everyday solutions for everyday problems: how mental health systems can support recovery, Psychiatric Services, 63, 702-704.

 

Empirical evaluation of some common recovery ‘sayings’:

Slade M, Williams J, Bird V, Leamy M, Le Boutillier C (2012) Recovery grows up, Journal of Mental Health, 21, 99-104.

 

The Personal Recovery Framework:

Slade M (2009) The contribution of mental health services to recovery, Journal of Mental Health, 18, 367-371.