American Journal of Community Psychology

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 643–671 | Cite as

Factors affecting the birth and death of mutual-help groups: The role of national affiliation, professional involvement, and member focal problem

  • Kenneth I. Maton
  • Gerald S. Leventhal
  • Edward J. Madara
  • Mariesa Julien
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Keywords

Social Psychology Health Psychology National Affiliation Focal Problem Professional Involvement 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth I. Maton
    • 1
  • Gerald S. Leventhal
    • 2
  • Edward J. Madara
    • 3
  • Mariesa Julien
    • 3
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentUniversity of Maryland Baltimore CountyBaltimore
  2. 2.University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Community Mental Health CenterNewark
  3. 3.New Jersey Self-Help Clearinghouse-St. Clares-Riverside Medical CenterUSA

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