Quantitative relationship between recovery and benefit-finding among persons with chronic mental illness in Japan.

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Summary of "Quantitative relationship between recovery and benefit-finding among persons with chronic mental illness in Japan."

This study quantitatively examined the association between recovery and benefit-finding among persons with a chronic mental illness in Japan. A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted, with responses from 237 (74%) of 319 individuals (≥ 20 years old) with a chronic mental illness in community and inpatient ward settings. The data of 120 questionnaires were analyzed (men, 64%; average age, 41 years). The questionnaire included the Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS) and Self-identified Stage of Recovery Parts A and B (SISR-A and SISR-B) for assessing recovery and the Perceived Positive Change Scale (PPCS) for assessing benefit-finding. The total RAS and SISR-B scores strongly and positively correlated with the PPCS score. The PPCS score significantly differed among the recovery stages, as classified by the SISR-A, with higher scores at higher stages; the association was almost linear. The study confirmed the theoretically expected relationship between recovery and benefit-finding among these individuals. Benefit-finding might be associated not only with a higher stage of recovery but also with each step from one stage to another.

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Departments of Psychiatric Nursing Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo The Health Care Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan.

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Name: Nursing & health sciences
ISSN: 1442-2018
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