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Other Papers

Overview papers

Insight, survivor research and Mad Studies

Slade M, Sweeney A (2020) Rethinking the concept of insight, World Psychiatry, 19, 389-390. Available here

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. Available here

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

Empirical evidence about recovery

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

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. Available here

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. Available here

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. Available here

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. Available here

Qualitative investigation of post-traumatic growth

Slade M, Rennick-Egglestone S, Blackie L, Llewellyn-Beardsley J, Franklin D, Hui A, Thornicroft G, McGranahan R, Pollock K, Priebe S, Ramsay A, Roe D, Deakin E (2019) Post-traumatic growth in mental health recovery: qualitative study of narratives, BMJ Open, 9, e029342. Available here

Empirical evidence about recovery rates and influences

Slade M, Longden E (2015) Empirical evidence about mental health and recovery, BMC Psychiatry, 15, 285. Available here
Also published as a downloadable booklet

Recovery and post-traumatic growth in psychosis

Slade M, Blackie L, Longden E (2019) Personal growth in psychosis, World Psychiatry, 18, 29-30. Available here

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. Available here

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. Available here

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

The importance of personal recovery and recovery support (assessed using INSPIRE)

Skar-Fröding R, Clausen H, Benth J, Ruud T, Slade M, Heiervang K The importance of personal recovery and perceived recovery support amongst service users with psychosis, Psychiatric Services, in press.

Challenges in measuring recovery

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

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. Available here

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. Available here

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. Available here

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. Available here

Other publications from the Recovery Research Team

The Personal Recovery Framework

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

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. Available here

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.

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. Available here

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. Available here

Protocol for a study reducing decisional conflict in young people

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. Available here

And the findings from the trial

Rowe S, Patel K, French RS, Henderson C, Ougrin D, Slade M, Moran P (2018) Web-based decision-aid to assist help-seeking choices for young people who self-harm: Outcomes from a randomised controlled feasibility trial, JMIR Mental Health, 5, e10.

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. Available here

Shared decision making

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

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. Available here

Supporting recovery after a hospital stay

Birken M, Henderson C, Slade M (2018) The development of an occupational therapy intervention for adults with a diagnosed psychotic disorder following discharge from hospital, Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 4, 81. Available here

Recovery and participatory arts

Stickley T, Wright N, Slade M (2018) The art of recovery: outcomes from participatory arts activities for people using mental health services, Journal of Mental Health, 27, 367-373. Available here

Participatory arts in rural communities

Hui A, Stickley T, Stubley M, Baker F Project eARTh: Participatory arts and mental health recovery, a qualitative study, Perspectives in Public Health. Available here

Peer support in an eating club

Vogel JS, Swart M, Slade M, Bruins J, van der Gaag M, Castelein S (2019) Peer support and skills training through an eating club for people with psychotic disorders: A feasibility study, Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 64, 80-86. Available here

Need for information

Andrade M, Slade M, Bandeira M, Evans-Lacko S, Martin D, Andreoli S (2018) Need for information in a representative sample of outpatients with schizophrenia disorders, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 64, 476-481. Available here

Protocol for review of recovery in children and young people

Ballesteros-Urpi A, Slade M, Manley D, Pardo-Hernandez H (2019) Conceptual framework for personal recovery in mental health among children and adolescents: A systematic review and narrative synthesis protocol, BMJ Open, 9, e029300. Available here

Recovery training in older adult mental health services

Daley S, Slade M, Dewey M, Banerjee S (2020) A feasibility study of the effects of implementing a staff-level recovery-oriented training intervention older people’s mental health services, Aging and Mental Health. Available here

Recovery in borderline personality disorder

Ng F, Townsend M, Miller C Jewell M, Grenyer B (2019) The lived experience of recovery in borderline personality disorder: A qualitative study, Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 6, 10. Available here

Organisational structures and health inequalities of marginalised communities

Hui A, Latif A, Hinsliff-Smith K, Chen T (2020) Exploring the impacts of organisational structure, policy and practice on the health inequalities of marginalised communities: illustrative cases from the UK healthcare system, Health Policy. Available here

Poetry and psychosis experiences

Pearson M, Rennick-Egglestone S, Winship G (2020) How can poetry support the understanding of psychotic experiences? – A conceptual review, Journal of Recovery in Mental Health, 3, 39-53. Available here

Recovery and modern slavery: study protocol

Wright N, Hadziosmanovic E, Dang M, Bales K, Brookes C, Jordan M, Slade M, Lived Experience Research Advisory Board (2020) Mental Health Recovery for Survivors of Modern Slavery: Grounded Theory Study Protocol, BMJ Open, 10, e038583. Available here