ERIC Number: EJ563669
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Predictors of Support Group Participation among Families of Persons with Mental Illness.
Heller, Tamar; Roccoforte, Jennifer; Cook, Judith A.
Family Relations, v46 n4 p437-42 Oct 1997
Compared participants (n=131) and non-participants (n=59) of support groups for families of persons with mental illness. Results indicate that participants used fewer services, provided care to a relative requiring greater assistance, and were more likely to live with the relative. Participants attended groups to obtain emotional support and information. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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