Establishing an informal mutual support group for carers of mentally Ill Patients: An exploratory survey from Nigeria

Background/Objectives: There are few, if any, support groups in Nigeria serving the needs of carers of mentally ill persons. The purpose of this study was to assess the need for a support group among carers of outpatients at a neuropsychiatric hospital in southern Nigeria. Materials and Methods: Thi...

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Main Authors: Nosa Godwin Igbinomwanhia, Sunday Osasu Olotu, Felicia Ibironke Thomas, Blessing Enorioware Uteh, Nkechi Igbinigie
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2018-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry
Online Access:;year=2018;volume=34;issue=2;spage=183;epage=186;aulast=Igbinomwanhia