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Table 3 Summarizes reported dynamic context and relations influencing perspective of recovery of mental illness

From: The process of recovery of people with mental illness: The perspectives of patients, family members and care providers: Part 1

Categories and subcategories Dynamic Context Relationship
Experiences before illness Aptitudes
Plans for the future
Social network
Weakening factors Family situation
Relationship problems
Engulfment Triggering factors
Involvement of family/friends
Living with the illness Perception of the illness
Turning point (trigger)
Perception of state of health Wellness
Management of symptoms Drug compliance
Perception of recovery
Relations with self and others
Action strategies
Social acceptance
Support of family/friends, care providers
Therapeutic alliance
Interactional barriers to recovery Economic situation
Family situation
Rigidity of system of care
Pressure to perform
Love relationships Stigmatization
Conditions conducive to recovery Transformation
Quality of services
Points of reference
Relation to normalcy
Life plans
  1. The first column represents categories and subcategories. Columns 2 and 3 provide examples of dynamic context and relationships influencing the process of recovery of mental illness as reported in 36 interviews.