ERIC Number: EJ262703
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Help is Where You Find It: Four Informal Helping Groups.
Cowen, Emory L.
American Psychologist, v37 n4 p385-95 Apr 1982
Summarizes and compares findings from a series of studies of informal, interpersonal help given by four groups: hairdressers, divorce lawyers, industrial supervisors, and bartenders. Discusses the implications for mental health practitioners of the fact that most people do not take their psychological problems to the formal mental health establishment. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A