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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rummel-Kluge, C; Stiegler-Kotzor, M; Schwarz, C; Hansen, WP; Kissling, W 
Title:
Peer-counseling in schizophrenia: Patients consult patients. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether peer-counseling, common in non-psychiatric medical fields, is feasible and useful for inpatients with schizophrenia. METHODS: The participants of a one-to-one peer-counseling were given the opportunity to present all questions related to their illness to a peer-counselor, who had himself been living with a schizoaffective disorder for over 20 years. The peer-counseling was evaluated by the participants (STEPP-questionnaire), by the counselor (structured protocol) a...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Patient Educ Couns 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
70 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
357-62 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0738-3991 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie