Mental Health and Social Inclusion: Volume 22 Issue 2


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Pets, animal-assisted therapy and social inclusion

Sue Holttum

Humans have close relationships with animals for companionship and in working roles. The purpose of this paper is to discuss recent papers on pets and dog-assisted…


Remarkable lives: Lígia Cardoso Baldé in conversation with Jerome Carson

Lígia Cardoso Baldé, Jerome Carson

The purpose of this paper is to provide a profile of Lígia Cardoso Baldé.

The effectiveness of support groups: a literature review

Hugh Worrall, Richard Schweizer, Ellen Marks, Lin Yuan, Chris Lloyd, Rob Ramjan

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…


A social construction of remission for people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia

Keith Ford

The purpose of this paper is to provide a social construction of remission in relation to schizophrenia by the people affected most. The qualitative perspective utilised…

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