Voices of Experience: Narratives of Mental Health Survivors

  • Publish Date: 2010-10-04
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Thurstine Basset;Theo Stickley
  • Sale
  • $30.61
  • Regular price $84.20

Arrives in 3-7 Business Days

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