TITLE

Befriending young mothers

AUTHOR(S)
Cox, A.D.
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
British Journal of Psychiatry;Jul93, Vol. 163, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The context of voluntary befriending schemes to help mothers of young children is outlined. There is evidence that two main UK voluntary befriending schemes to help mothers of young children engage families where there is significant psychosocial morbidity. It is concluded that well conducted befriending schemes can make a significant contribution to the mental health of mothers and children. Whether they do so will depend on their experience and training and the elements they incorporate.
ACCESSION #
24882228

 

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