Health organisations need to give careful consideration to schemes which encourage people with chronic diseases to seek support from peers, to avoid the potential negative effects, new research shows.
First large scale community study into the value of group singing for older people with lung disease
The research was undertaken by Canterbury Christ church University's Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, following a grant of £130,000 from The Dunhill Medical Trust.
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to alcohol and drug use, peers can be just as influential online as they are in person, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health say.
(Medical Xpress)—The experience of being bullied is particularly detrimental to the psychological health of school girls who don't have social support from either adults or peers, according to a new study by Dr. Martin ...
Organizations offering peer support services to people with cancer should be aware of the varying needs of patients, according to a new study.
People who have a good peer support system at work may live longer than people who don't have such a support system, according research published by the American Psychological Association.