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Differences: Self-Help Groups and Traditional Therapy Groups

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What is one difference between self-help groups, like Alcoholics Anonymous,​ and traditional therapy groups?

A

Self-help groups do not employ a professional therapist.

B

Self-help therapy groups tend to be more expensive than traditional group therapy.

C

Self-help groups typically have a lower rate of participant communication.

D

Traditional therapy groups, unlike self-help groups, are typically led by an individual who had the same problem possessed by the group.

E

Self-help groups are more likely to be prescribed medication to treat their issues.