Role of Leisure in Recovery from Mental Illness.
American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 17, 147-165
Yoshitaka Iwasaki, Kathy Coyle, John Shank, Heather Porter, and Gretchen Kishbauch.
Conceptually supported by recovery, positive psychology, and health promotion perspectives, this study explored the role of leisure in recovery and health among culturally diverse individuals with mental illness. One-on-one survey interviews were conducted with Black (n = 35), Hispanic/Latino (n = 28), White (n = 28), and Asian (n = 8) adults (aged between 23 and 78) with mental illness (N = 101). A variety of mental health diagnoses were represented in the sample