FEATURESBridging Healing and Therapy A Mixed-Methods Study on Support Group Intervention Based on Watson's Theory of Human CaringGönen Şentürk, Seher PhD, RN; Küçükgüçlü, Özlem PhD, RN Author Information Department of Internal Medicine Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Çankırı Karatekin University, Çankırı, Turkey (Dr Gönen Şentürk); and Department of Internal Medicine Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey (Dr Küçükgüçlü). Correspondence: Seher Gönen Şentürk, PhD, RN, Department of Internal Medicine Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Çankırı Karatekin University, Aksu Neighborhood, Zübeydahanım St, Çankırı, Turkey ([email protected]). The researchers thank the caregivers and care receivers people who agreed to participate in the study for the advancement of nursing science. The researchers gratefully acknowledge Professor Dr Jean Watson and Professor Dr Görsev Yener for her continuous support throughout this study. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Holistic Nursing Practice: March/April 2021 - Volume 35 - Issue 2 - p 81-91 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000435 Buy Metrics Abstract The support group process effect on caregiver burden on family members of dementia patients based on Watson's theory of human caring was that a significant difference was found between caregivers and control groups. Qualitatively, the support group process could reduce caregiver burden and improve coping skills. © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.