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A review of mental health recovery programs in selected industrialized countries

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Summary of A peer Reviewed Article on mental Health
“A review of mental health recovery programs in selected industrialized countries.”
Justification for recommending the article
I would recommend this article for professional practice due to in-depth information on diverse mental recovery programs. The article provides an overview and insight into the current state of recovery methods in mental healthcare. It offers diverse approaches that have been used by industrialized countries in implementing mental health recovery-oriented services. The article also shows that mental health recovery is a fundamental component that has gained dominance in the healthcare systems of diverse countries. This is because the implementation and analysis of recovery models in the healthcare delivery system is a continuous process that requires adequate healthcare resources and commitment from all concerned stakeholders.
Summary and analysis of the Article
Most healthcare systems have put much attention on mental health recovery programs. Consequently, several of them have made efforts to adopt recovery-oriented practices. This peer-reviewed article describes the current mental health recovery programs in different countries. It also explores the measurement tools used by those countries to evaluate the effectiveness of the programs. Further, it has been noted from the article that recovery should be a fundamental domain in mental healthcare. However, the paper a. However, the paper ascertains that the implementation and provision of recovery-oriented services and respective evaluation measures have not yet been adopted. Most healthcare systems around the world are still far from implementing such recovery programs. While some have heavily invested in enhancing recovery programs in their mental healthcare systems, others are just at the early stages of the process. Based on the article, the recovery-oriented programs should be contextualized within the corresponding countries’ entire health system.
Approach to identifying and analyzing the Peer-Reviewed Article.
Generally, a peer-reviewed article is written by experts in a given field and further reviewed by many other experts in the same field before being published to an article is of high quality and validity. I identified the peer-reviewed journal by consulting databases that limited to peer-reviewed journals. One of the databases that I used in identifying the article is the Academic search Complete. This database exhibits the feature as mentioned earlier on the initial search screen. I also used Google scholar to identify if the article is indicated as being peer-reviewed. During the article’s analysis, I focused on four important components, assessing the validity of the article, important information, and the author’s bias. The journal was a valid article since it was peer-reviewed as academic. It provides the best source of information regarding recovery programs in various countries.
Effective strategies in finding a peer-reviewed research paper
One of the effective strategies for finding a peer-reviewed article is using a library database that is limited to the search for only peer-reviewed articles only. Another crucial strategy used is by checking if the website of the article uses peer-reviewed process during publishing processes.
Resources intended for future use in Finding Peer-reviewed article
Some of the resources that I intend to use in finding peer-reviewed articles include Google Scholar and Academic Search Ultimate. Although Google Scholar does not restrict results only for peer-reviewed research, one can look at the journals to ascertain if there is any indication of being peer-reviewed.