Journal article

Measures of the recovery orientation of mental health services: systematic review

J Williams, M Leamy, V Bird, C Harding, J Larsen, C Le Boutillier, L Oades, M Slade

SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRIC EPIDEMIOLOGY | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2012

Abstract

PURPOSE: The review aimed to (1) identify measures that assess the recovery orientation of services; (2) discuss how these measures have conceptualised recovery, and (3) characterise their psychometric properties. METHODS: A systematic review was undertaken using seven sources. The conceptualisation of recovery within each measure was investigated by rating items against a conceptual framework of recovery comprising five recovery processes: connectedness; hope and optimism; identity; meaning and purpose; and empowerment. Psychometric properties of measures were evaluated using quality criteria. RESULTS: Thirteen recovery orientation measures were identified, of which six met eligibility crit..

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