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This chapter provides a critical perspective on the application of the promotion of creativepractice within Forensic Mental Health (FMH) / Mental Health services with its promise ofimprovements in recovery for patients. Recent research findings are introduced whichillustrate the challenges faced with the introduction of creative practice and its potentialfor supporting recovery within challenging places, such as in high secure or forensic mentalhealth settings. The chapter has two sections, in the first an introduction to FMH isprovided, followed by a brief history of creative practice and mental health. The challengesof implementing creative practices within the secure mental health environment isconsidered. The second section introduces an example of current practice provided by thefirst author that illuminate these challenges.
Author(s): Joyes E, Baker C
Editor(s): Crawford, P; Brown, B; Charise, A
Publication type: Book Chapter
Publication status: Published
Book Title: The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities
Print publication date: 24/02/2020
Acceptance date: 01/12/2019
Place Published: Abingdon and New York
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