Peer support in adult mental health services: a metasynthesis of qualitative findings.

@article{Walker2013PeerSI,
  title={Peer support in adult mental health services: a metasynthesis of qualitative findings.},
  author={Gill Walker and W. J. Bryant},
  journal={Psychiatric rehabilitation journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
OBJECTIVES Peer support involves people in recovery from psychiatric disability offering support to others in the same situation. It is based on the belief that people who have endured and overcome a psychiatric disability can offer useful support, encouragement, and hope to their peers. Although several quantitative reviews on the effectiveness of peer support have been conducted, qualitative studies were excluded. This study aimed to synthesize findings from these studies. METHOD A… CONTINUE READING