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Self-help in health care
  1. David Robinson
  1. Addiction Research Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London


    This paper was given at a London Medical Group symposium held at Middlesex Hospital Medical School in May 1979, on `Self-help groups - England's barefoot doctors'.

    Dr Robinson gives a brief history of some of the reasons why self-help groups have evolved and how they work. He also looks at how the `professionals' can and do relate to them.

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