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Helping carers care: an education programme for rural carers of people with a mental illness.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
2
Pages
148–153
Identifiers
PMID: 15948911
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Educational group programmes for carers are an effective way of providing both education and support. This programme can assist in reducing some of the distress and difficulties inherent in caring for someone with a mental illness. Carer well-being is enhanced by the promotion of self-care and a positive outlook.

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