Self-Care: Definition, Benefits, & Ideas to Try
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DeMarchis, J., Friedman, L., & Garg, K.E. (2020). An Ethical Responsibility to Instill, Cultivate, and Reinforce Self-Care Skills. Journal of Social Work Education.
Narasimhan, M. (2019). Self care interventions to advance health and wellbeing: a conceptual framework to inform normative guidance. Self Care Interventions for Sexual and Reproductive Health, 1-3.
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Author: No Change
Reviewer: No Change
Primary Changes: Edited for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Revised “What Is Self-Care,” “Types of Self-Care,” and “How to Make a Self-Care Plan.” Added “Examples of Self-Care to Try” and “When to Seek Professional Help.” New content written by Alexa Donnelly, LCSW and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Silvi Saxena, MBA,MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C
Reviewer: Dena Westphalen, PharmD