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Descriptor English: Self-Help Groups
Descriptor Spanish: Grupos de Autoayuda
Descriptor Portuguese: Grupos de Autoajuda
Descriptor French: Groupes d'entraide
Entry term(s): Club, Therapeutic Social
Clubs, Therapeutic Social
Group, Self-Help
Group, Support
Groups, Self-Help
Groups, Support
Self Help Groups
Self-Help Group
Social Club, Therapeutic
Social Clubs, Therapeutic
Support Group
Support Groups
Therapeutic Social Club
Therapeutic Social Clubs
Tree number(s): N03.540.782
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012657
Scope note: Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Organizations (1968-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 79; was SOCIAL CLUBS see under ORGANIZATIONS 1975-78
Online Note: use SELF-HELP GROUPS to search SOCIAL CLUBS (now SOCIAL CLUBS, THERAPEUTIC see SELF-HELP GROUPS) 1973-78 (as Prov 1973-74)
History Note: 79; was SOCIAL CLUBS see under ORGANIZATIONS 1975-78, was SOCIAL CLUBS 1973-74 (Prov)
DeCS ID: 13036
Unique ID: D012657
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1994/05/23
Self-Help Groups - Preferred
Concept UI M0019623
Scope note Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.
Preferred term Self-Help Groups
Entry term(s) Group, Self-Help
Group, Support
Groups, Self-Help
Groups, Support
Self Help Groups
Self-Help Group
Support Group
Support Groups
Clubs, Therapeutic Social - Narrower
Concept UI M0019624
Preferred term Clubs, Therapeutic Social
Entry term(s) Club, Therapeutic Social
Social Club, Therapeutic
Social Clubs, Therapeutic
Therapeutic Social Club
Therapeutic Social Clubs



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