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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 180587, 7 pages
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Research Article

Experience of Wellness Recovery Action Planning in Self-Help and Mutual Support Groups for People with Lived Experience of Mental Health Difficulties

1Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
2Scottish Centre for Social Research, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, UK

Received 27 September 2012; Accepted 3 December 2012

Academic Editors: E. Broekaert, R. C. Rapp, and W. Vanderplasschen

Copyright © 2013 Rebekah Pratt et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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