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
  • User perspectives
  • Rehabilitation advocacy

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.

  • Focuses on diverse topics related to psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery and emphasizes psychosocial rehabilitation in resource-constrained lower- and middle-income countries (LAMICs)
  • Provides a platform for various stakeholders, namely mental health professionals, vocational instructors, special educators, service users, family members, organizations, administrators, and policymakers to publish their efforts, share their perspectives, spread awareness, and lobby for policy, legislative and administrative changes for the empowerment of persons with a psychiatric disability
  • In addition to original research papers, publishes narrative and systematic reviews, review of rehabilitation facilities & services, user and caregiver perspective article, debates, commentaries, controversies & essays, creative writing like poetry and paintings made by users, caregivers or professionals, and news and notes from the field of psychosocial rehabilitation

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  • Santosh K. Chaturvedi,
  • Jagadisha Thirthalli
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