Stjernswärd, S. et al. (2017) Health & Social Care in the Community. 25(2) pp.700-709.
The programme’s usability was satisfactory and largely corroborated by the surveys. The programme was experienced as a valuable tool to cope with stress in both private and professional contexts, making it a viable option to support families living with mental health problems. Time for self-care, a widened perspective, a less judgmental and more accepting attitude, deterring automatic reactions and setting limits helped the participants to deal with their situation and health. The programme’s ease and flexibility of use were major advantages, although the training requires discipline.
Motivators and barriers to use were illuminated, which should be considered in the development of further online services and study designs.
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