This multidisciplinary journal focuses on recovery-oriented care of persons with mental health problems and on their rehabilitation. It considers for publication original research articles in the following subjects:
Rehabilitation assessment in various mental health and community settings
Measures to assess and monitor recovery, rehabilitation needs of patients and family members
Barriers to successful rehabilitation, recovery oriented interventions, legal issues in rehabilitation
Measures to combat stigma
Disability and welfare measures
Novel rehabilitation interventions
Socio-cultural issues in rehabilitation
Rehabilitation orientation in teaching and practice
Organization and coordination issues in rehabilitation
The journal also considers original research on the quality of life of persons with mental health problems, caregiver stress and burnout, and staff stress.
The journal invites submission of original research papers in the above-mentioned subjects, brief reports, case discussions, debates, commentaries and controversies, narrative and systematic reviews, essays, letters to editor and correspondence, book reviews, review of rehabilitation facilities & services, user perspective articles, and creative writing like poetry and paintings made by users.
Potential readership for this journal includes mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses), occupational therapists and vocational instructors, special educators, non-government organizations, administrators and policymakers working in the field of psychiatric disability.
Focus on resource constrained lower and middle income countries, user perspective, legal issues, NGO contribution, advocacy, economic issues, administrative issues, activism for psychiatric rehabilitation.