The effectiveness of support groups: a literature review

  title={The effectiveness of support groups: a literature review},
  author={Hugh Worrall and Richard Schweizer and Ellen Marks and Lin Yuan and Chris Lloyd and Rob Ramjan},
  journal={Mental Health and Social Inclusion},
Support groups are a common feature of the mental health support engaged by carers and consumers. The purpose of this paper is to update and consolidate the knowledge and the evidence for the effectiveness of mental health support groups.,This paper is based on a systematic literature review of relevant databases around support groups for mental health. Support groups are defined as meetings of people with similar experiences, such as those defined as carers of a person living with a mental… 

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