ERIC Number: ED242712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Self-Help and Health in Europe. New Approaches in Health Care.
Hatch, Stephen, Ed.; Kickbusch, Ilona, Ed.
This book brings together 24 contributions (from 13 European countries) about the role of self-help in the overall pattern of health care, dealing with both the practical and the theoretical: (1) "A Reorientation of Health Care?" (Ilona Kickbusch and Stephen Hatch); (2) "Self-help Groups in Primary Health Care" (David Robinson); (3) "Self-care: What People Do for Themselves" (Kay Dean); (4) "The Diversity of Self-help Groups" (Ann Richardson); (5) "Groupes de Sante: The Users' Movement in France" (Alf Trojan); (6) "Self-help: A Psychoanalyst's Perspective" (Kurt Buchinger); (7) "Self-help and the Medical Practitioner" (Michael L. Moeller); (8) "Self-help and Medical Education" (M. Bremer Schulte); (9) "Health Education and Self-care in Lapland" (Bo Henricson); (10) "Researching Self-help: A Social Scientist's Perspective" (Jan Branckaerts); (11) "The Patient's Point of View" (Alec Dakin and Jennifer Milligan); (12) "Hypertension Clubs in Croatia" (Arpad Barath); (13) "Health Club Network Development in Southern Hungary" (I. Szilard, A. Ozsvath, and J. Tenyi); (14) "Self-help in the Soviet Union: The Case of the Deaf" (Madeline Drake); (15) "The Belgian Huntington League" (Jan Branckaerts); (16) "A Women's Dispensary" (Christiane Viedma); (17) "Short-term and Long-term Effects of Lay Groups on Weight Reduction" (A Grimsmo, G. Helgesen, and C. Borchgrevink); (18) "On Identification Resonance" (Arno van der Avort and Pieter van Harberden); (10) "Nottingham Self-Help Groups Project: The First Year's Work" (Judy Wilson); (20) "Health Enters Green Pastures: The Health Movement in the Federal Republic of Germany" (Ellis Huber); (21) "Self-help: A New Perspective for Health Care" (Robert Lafaille); (22) "Support for Self-help" (Bert Bakker and Mathieu Karel); (23) "Mutual Aid: From Research to Supportive Policy--Report from a WHO Workshop"; and (24) "Making a Place for Self-help" (Stephen Hatch and Ilona Kickbusch). (JD)
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Behavior Modification, Community Action, Foreign Countries, Health Education, Physician Patient Relationship, Primary Health Care, Public Health Legislation, Self Care Skills, Self Help Programs
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Health Organization, Copenhagen (Denmark). Regional Office for Europe.