Relevant Articles/Publications

American journal of community psychology

Meta-analysis of the effects of peer-administered psychosocial interventions on symptoms of depression 

Treatment Resistant Depression

Expanding services for patients with treatment resistant depression: the role of peer support

Journal of Affective Disorders

Social interventions: An effective approach to reduce adult depression?

Psychological Medicine (Cambridge University Press 2010) 

Is guided self-help as effective as face-to-face psychotherapy for depression and anxiety disorders? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies 

Behaviour Change

CBT guided self-help compares favourably to gold standard therapist-administered CBT and shows unique benefits over traditional treatment

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal

Developing the evidence base for peer-led services: Changes among participants following wellness recovery action planning (WRAP) education in two statewide initiatives.

Mental Health and Social Inclusion

An update on the growing evidence base for peer support

The International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

The theories, mechanisms, benefits, and practical delivery of psychosocial educational interventions for people with mental health disorders

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