Dizionario: Auto/mutuo aiuto

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Dictionary: Self / Mortgage Help

Annalisa Pasini

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[Autom. eng. transl.] Self-help groups (AMAs) are made up of people who share a problem or condition and come together for mutual support and to find new ways of coping with life difficulties. These groups travel informally and are based on the assumption of equality between members. Their main activities are to offer emotional support, information, advice and practical help, in recruiting members, in promoting education and training. The phenomenon of self / mutual aid has spread in recent decades in many countries and for various types of problems and constitutes a significant and effective form of community wellbeing
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Dictionary: Self / Mortgage Help
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)283-290
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • mutual help
  • self help

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