Andrew Voyce
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Publications 6
#1Patrick HopkinsonH-Index: 3
#2Andrew VoyceH-Index: 2
Last. Jerome CarsonH-Index: 10
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The purpose of this paper is to provide an autoethnographic account of the stories of a mental health professional and a mental health survivor.,Using the autoethnographic approach, the authors provide summaries of their respective psychiatric careers in three parts.,The authors studied at the same University, Reading. Voyce failed his Politics finals and embarked on a trajectory as a mental patient. Carson graduated in Psychology and trained as a clinical psychologist. The recovery movement bro...
The purpose of this study is to compare lived recovery journeys in mental health with recovery models.,Unstructured interviews with prompts were conducted with two individuals.,Some recovery models correspond in part with the live experience of subjects. These narratives have personal emphasis that is incongruent with the highlighted models. In particular, the subjects have a place for therapeutic interventions, i.e. talking therapies and medication.,The live experience of the two people with me...
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to validate peer support in mental health care. Design/methodology/approach Literature review and meta-analysis methodology are used. Findings The unintentional nature of peer support is a valid methodology for the understanding of mental health issues and mental health care. Research limitations/implications The limitation is that peer experience should be accepted as a valued method for research. Practical implications Professional domains may not keep a mo...
Purpose The purpose of this paper (anonymised case study) is to explore political perspectives on the detention of patients under the Mental Health Act. Design/methodology/approach The approach is ethnographic and narrative. Findings The essay offers an exploratory explanation using political theory, of a violent and rebellious act by a person detained as a formal mental health patient. The protest relates to the treatment offered to the patient. Research limitations/implications This essay offe...
Purpose – This paper aims to provide a profile of Andrew Voyce.Design/methodology/approach – Andrew gives a short biography and is then interviewed by Jerome. Areas covered in the interview include the central role of Mrs Thatcher in closing down the old asylums, homelessness, education, benefits and digital art.Findings – Andrew's recovery from long term mental health problems has seen him return to higher education. He failed to get his undergraduate degree, but decades later and with the enco...
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