Community Mental Health Journal

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 101–114 | Cite as

Research on Evidence-Based Practices: Future Directions in an Era of Recovery

  • William Anthony
  • E. Sally Rogers
  • Marianne Farkas


Many mental health systems are trying to promote the adoption of what has come to be known as evidence-based practices while incorporating a recovery vision into the services they provide. Unfortunately, much of the existing, published, research on evidence-based practices was conceived without an understanding of the recovery vision and/or implemented prior to the emergence of the recovery vision. As result, evidence-based practice research that has been published to date is deficient in speaking to a system being built on a recovery philosophy and mission; these deficiencies are detailed, and suggestions are advanced for new directions in evidence-based practice research.

evidence-based practice recovery mental health practice mental health system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Anthony
    • 1
  • E. Sally Rogers
    • 2
  • Marianne Farkas
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation ServicesBoston UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation ServicesBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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