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Self-help and mutual aid groups : international and multicultural perspectives / Francine Lavoie, Thomasina Borkman, Benjamin Gidron, editors.

Lavoie, Francine, 1951-
[1994], ©1994

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New York : Haworth Press, [1994], ©1994.

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xxi, 363 pages ; 23 cm


"Has also been published as Prevention in human services, volume 11, numbers 1/2 1994"--T.p. verso


Universal and particular attributes of self-help: a framework for international and intranational analysis -- Participatory action research as a stategy for studying self-help groups internationally -- Self-help groups in Japan: trends and traditions -- The development of self-help in Germany's new provinces (Former East Germany): The case of Schwerin -- Advocacy on self-help for patients with chronic illness: The Hong Kong experience -- Mexican American and Anglo American parents of the mentally ill: attitudes and participation in family support groups -- Are twelve step programs appropriate for disenfranchised groups? Evidence from a study of posttreatment mutual help involvement -- Understanding worldview transformation in members of mutual help groups -- Partnerships between health professsionals and self-help groups: meanings and mechanisms -- Predictors of burnout among self-help group leaders -- Social climate correlates of effectiveness in Alliance for the Mentally Ill groups -- The involvement of self-help groups with mental health and medical professionals: The self-helpers' perspective -- Workshop on "Good Practice" in the collaboration between professionals and mutual aid groups -- Self-help group participation among people with severe mental illness

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Includes bibliographical references and index


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