International Journal of 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation

ISSN 1475-7192

 (Proudly Serving our Web Based,  International Readers Since 1996)

Volume 20
July 2015 - December 2016
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Volume 20
Number 2

Psycho-emotional characteristics that facilitate smoking cessation
David, Ramos, Freire, Batista & Ramos

Disability in person with schizophrenia: A study from north east India
Lyngdoh & Ali

“We Need Each Other!”:  Adapting the Tavistock Method for
Large Group Therapy for Adults with Severe Mental Illness
Czochara, Hazell, Semmelhack & Ende

Human Rights of Mentally Ill Clients

Integration of mental and psychomotor training in vocational
rehabilitation for persons with mental illness improves employment
Knapen, Myszta & Morië

Experiences of otherness among students diagnosed with
depression and/or anxiety disorder
Appelqvist-Schmidlechner, Wessman, Tuulio-Henriksson, & Luoma

Inpatient Psychiatric Rehabilitation: An Alternative to Bringing Back the Asylum
Reinhardt-Wood & Kinter

TEACH: A Framework for Recovery-Oriented Education and Training

Internet-delivered interventions in mental health rehabilitation:
A recovery-oriented online service platform
Klutch, Libling, Benyamini, Lachman & Katz

Stress reaction and Post-traumatic stress disorder among flood
victims of Lahore- Pakistan and role of community (ROC)
Nasar, Zulqarnain, Inayat & Khan

The Rise and Fall of the Mental Health Recovery Model
Field & Reed

Psycho-emotional characteristics that facilitate smoking cessation
David, Ramos, Freire, Batista & Ramos

Individual Perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.)
as an Intervention in Mental Health Care 
Horan & Fox

Volume 20
Number 1

Adherence issues to antipsychotic medication in schizophrenia:
results from a Hong Kong survey targeted for psychiatrists and
case managers

Mak, Lo, Yeung, Wong, Chung, Chui, Tam, Mui, Chan, & Wong

Perceived burden and quality of life in Chinese caregivers of people
with serious mental illness: a path analysis

Zeng, Zhou, & Lin

Assessing the Suitability of Clinical Programs for Implementation
Bartholomew & Birkman

Better Eating and Recovery: Addressing Food Insecurity at an urban
Better Eating and Community Mental Health Center

Debor, Gallagher, Blinten, Sernyak, Cole, Olsen, & Harper

Notes in Tune: Arts-based Therapy (ABT) at Schizophrenia Awareness
 Association in Pune, India


Cognitive behavioural treatment for problematic hoarding: A Case Study

Effectiveness of a Recovery Program for Chinese Psychiatric Inpatients
Lai, Chiu, Tse, Tsui, Cheung, Chen, Chan, Fan, Chan, Cheung, Wong

‘It made me think a little different’ a qualitative study of young adult cancer
survivors’ experiences of cognitive therapy in cancer rehabilitation

Hauken & Viken

Efficacy of Social Skills Training among Persons with Schizophrenia
Kapse & Nirmala

Empathy in Psychosocial Intervention: a theoretical overview
Stanley & Sethuramalingam

Comparing quality of life, stress perception and quality of social networks
in a community-based brain injury program
Prudhomme, Wilcox, Kresge, & Couture

Volume 19
Number 2
Western Psychiatry and Traditional Healing: Postcolonial Perspectives

Group Intervention in a Therapeutic Community for Persons with
Chronic Mental Illness

Ramaprasad & Kalyanasundaram

Reciprocity in the Clubhouse Context
Tanaka & Davidson

Social Adjustment of persons with Schizophrenia in Rural Areas
An Intervention Study


Experience of Psychosocial Formulation within a Biopsychosocial
Model of Care for First- Episode Psychosis

Cairns, Reid, Murray & Weatherhead 

The relative contributions of clinical and socio-cultural factors to
treatment delay among patients with schizophrenia in south-east Nigeria

Odinka, Ndukuba, Muomah, Uzoma, Osika, Bakare, Agomoh & Uwakwe 

Health Care Professional’s Opinions on Culture and Rehabilitation
Services for Youth Experiencing Early Psychosis


Psychosocial Assessment for Community Based Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Mathew & Rai 

Psychosocial Treatment Interventions for People with Severe
Mental Illness in a Community

Östman & Björkman


Volume 19
Number 1
Positive effects of spirituality in facilitating recovery for
people with severe mental illness

Dr. Daniel Young

Adult Step-up Step-down: A sub-acute short-term residential mental health service
Thomas, Rickwood & Bussenschutt

Moving On as a Key Part of Recovery: What issues arise for Service Users
when moving from mental health units into community care?

Daly & Opoku

Cross-Cultural Differences and Similarities in the Expression of Jealousy in a
Couple: A Comparative Study Between Couples of Greek and Albanian Descent

Descent - Sikelianou, Georgakopoulou & Pandiri

Positive Emotions and Addiction

Flora & Stalikas

Peer Support as a Direct Benefit of Focus Group Research: Findings
from a Secondary Analysis

Forchuk, Meier, Montgomery & Rudnick

Quality of life and need assessment changes in individuals with severe
mental illness: a 5-year follow-up study

Freysteinsdóttir &  Ólafsdóttir

Rehabilitation for students diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety disorder –
feasibility and perceived impact of OPI group rehabilitation program in Finland

Appelqvist-Schmidlechner, Wessman, Salmelainen, Tuulio-Henriksson & Luoma


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Feature Articles - Volume 14
Feature Articles - Volume 13
Feature Articles - Volume 12
Feature Articles - Volume 11
Feature Articles - Volume 10

Feature Articles - Volume 9
Feature Articles - Volume 8
Feature Articles - Volume 7
Feature Articles - Volume 6
Feature Articles - Volume 5
Feature Articles - Volume 4

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