Work, self, and life satisfaction for persons with severe and persistent mental disorders

Arns, Paul G.; Linney, Jean Ann
October 1993
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Oct93, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p63
Academic Journal
Evaluates work, self and life satisfaction of persons with severe mental disorders and its implication to psychosocial rehabilitation programs(PSR). Rehabilitation outcome models; PSR affecting community tenure, residential status and vocational status; Changes in the three components correlated to participant's self efficacy, self-esteem and life satisfaction.


Related Articles

  • Dignity- a fundamental principle of mental health care. Saxena, Shekhar; Hanna, Fahmy // Indian Journal of Medical Research;Oct2015, Vol. 142 Issue 4, p355 

    The authors reflect on dignity as a fundamental principle of mental health care. Topics discussed include the origin of the term dignity, a useful definition of dignity in relation to nursing care provided by the Great Britain Royal College of Nursing, and the association of the concept of...

  • Health Matters. Whitaker, Phil // New Statesman;11/27/2015, Vol. 144 Issue 5290, p65 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of having a schizophrenic patient who was sectioned.

  • The Independent Living Movement and people with psychiatric disabilities: Taking back control... Deegan, Patricia E. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Jan92, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p3 

    Explores the question as to what the Independent Living Movement could mean for people with psychiatric disabilities. Definition of Independent Living; Story of Charles Carr, executive director of the Northeast Independent Living Program; Cycle of disempowerment and despair.

  • Children's attitudes toward the mentally ill: An eight-year longitudinal follow-up. Weiss, Marc Franchot // Psychological Reports;Feb94, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p51 

    Presents an eight-year longitudinal follow-up on children's attitudes toward the mentally ill. Projective measure of social distance; Evidence of attitudes toward deviant groups; Acceptability of stigmatized group of mentally retarded persons.

  • On the street in America. David, Anthony S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);4/9/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6628, p1016 

    Investigates the link between the removal of patients with chronic psychiatric illness from institution and homelessness in the United States. Presentation of a case of a mentally ill woman; Efforts of New York Mayor Edward Koch for the expansion of state law on involuntary psychiatric...

  • Anti-stigma mental health campaign.  // Australian Nursing Journal;Jun2010, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p9 

    The article focuses on efforts by mental health advocates to urge the Australian federal government to join a national campaign against stigmatizing of the mentally ill.

  • WE SHOULD MAINTAIN AN OPEN MIND ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES. Stannard, Charlie // Nursing Standard;3/10/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p33 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article “Reviews” in the February 24, 2010 issue.

  • SAINSBURY CENTRE REPORT TACKLES SOCIAL INCLUSION.  // Mental Health Practice;Mar2002, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p2 

    Cites the report 'Working for Inclusion,' from the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health in Great Britain. Social inclusion of mental health service users; Delivery of the principles of access and equity.

  • PEER SUPPORT: A THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE.  // Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal;Fall2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p134 

    Presents a theoretical perspective of peer support among mentally ill. Reinforcement of support through education and training; Emphasis on understanding the nature and impact of cultural forces against mentally ill persons; Aim of stimulating a dialogue on the role of peer programs in recovery...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics