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A REVIEW OF RESEARCH ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SELF-HELP MUTUAL AID GROUPS
Elaina M. Kyrouz, Ph.D., Keith Humphreys, Ph.D. and Colleen Loomis, Ph.D. Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine Palo Alto, California For the past fewExpand
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The Impact of Choice and Control on Women’s Childbirth Experiences
Women’s choice and control impact birthing experiences. This study used a qualitative, descriptive approach to explore how women develop their initial birth plan and how changes made to the planExpand
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Expanding the Conceptualization of PSOC
The chapters of this book are but a small example of the continually growing body of evidence showing that psychological sense of community (PSOC) is a meaningful construct across a range of types ofExpand
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Social Change: Toward an Informed and Critical Understanding of Social Justice and the Capabilities Approach in Community Psychology.
Community psychology has long been concerned with social justice. However, deployments of this term are often vague and undertheorized. To address this weakness in the field's knowledge body weExpand
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When One Plus One Equals Three: The Role of Relationships and Context in Community Research
This paper explores the role of relationships within and between the community of the researchers and the community of the research participants, as they relate to qualitative, community psychologyExpand
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EVALUATING COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION AS PREVENTION: LIFE NARRATIVES OF YOUTH
Community-based prevention programs strive to foster the composition of positive life stories, in part, by promoting active participation in community settings. This article used life narratives ofExpand
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Exploring Outcomes through Narrative: The Long-term Impacts of Better Beginnings, Better Futures on the Turning Point Stories of Youth at Ages 18–19
This study examined the long-term effects of the Better Beginnings, Better Futures project, a community-based early childhood development program, on 18–19 year-old youths’ narratives about turningExpand
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CHANGE IN SENSE OF COMMUNITY: AN EMPIRICAL FINDING
This study investigated changes in students' psychological sense of community (SOC) under two conditions of external threat against their urban, historically Black, public nonresidential universityExpand
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