2016
DOI: 10.1177/1462474515623101 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: This mixed methods study explores the role that being a helper/wounded healer has for formerly incarcerated women. Regression analyses examining the influence of a helper/ wounded healer orientation on self-esteem and social support are triangulated with indepth responses to probes regarding the benefits of helping others among a purposive sample of previously incarcerated women. Results reveal that helping others benefits the helper by boosting self-esteem, increasing prosocial activity, and enhancing social … Show more

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