Definitions for "Self-help"
Keywords:  nuisance, abate, bathing, oneself, jmu
The right or fact of redressing or preventing wrongs by one's own action without recourse to legal proceedings, as in self-defense, distress, abatement of a nuisance, etc.
Having to do with skills that allow a student to do things for himself. Examples of Self-help skills are a student being able to feed himself, dress himself, or cross the street without help.
( Related information) Self-help generally refers to groups or meetings that: involve people who have similar needs; are facilitated by a consumer, survivor, or other layperson; assist people to deal with a "life-disrupting" event, such as a death, abuse, serious accident, addiction, or diagnosis of a physical, emotional, or mental disability, for oneself or a relative; are operated on an informal, free-of-charge, and nonprofit basis; provide support and education; and are voluntary, anonymous, and confidential. Many people with mental illnesses find that self-help groups are an invaluable resource for recovery and for empowerment.
developing one's capabilities or solving one's own problems, especially psychological problems, without the assistance of a professional, by independent study or by association with other individuals having similar interests.
of, pertaining to, or useful for the process of developing one's capabilities or solving one's problems; as, self-help books on writing for profit.
The acquiring of information or the solving of one's problems without the direct intervention of professionals or experts, through independent reading or by joining or forming a group comprised of others who also have the problem.
Keywords:  syr, fws, aid, seo, faqs
The act of aiding one's self, without depending on the aid of others.
Aid that must be repaid either through financial obligation or service to the university or the state (i.e. loans, work-study).
A portion of the college budget which the student is expected to obtain on his/her own, usually through earnings, savings, or loans.
Applied to titles aimed at the self-improvement of the individual, especially common in psychology, religion, medicine, business and law. Usually used in conjunction with practical aspects (i.e. guidebooks) and customarily assigned the Popular content level of readership.