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Social support

theory, research, and intervention

by Alan Vaux

  • 350 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social networks.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Vaux.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM131 .V32 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2030400M
    ISBN 10027592811X
    LC Control Number88005888

    29) Social Support Theory and Measurement. 29) Social Support Theory and Measurement. This chapter aims to provide researchers with the background to makeinformed decisions when selecting measures of social support. The premise isthat these decisions should be informed by theories of how social relationshipsinfluence health and : Brian Lakey. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Meaning and measurement of social support by Urs Baumann, , Hemisphere Pub. Corp. edition, in EnglishPages:

      Purchase Social Support, Life Events, and Depression - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Book Edition: 1. Informational support refers to the social support that people receive in the form of valuable information, such as advice about healthy diets or tips about a new cancer screening test. A variety of pencil-and-paper instruments exist to measure both social networks and social support; for a detailed guide, see Cohen et al. (). Several of Cited by: 6.

    Social support, stress, and the immune system / Susan Kennedy, Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser, and Ronald Glaser Differentiating the cognitive and behavioral aspects of social support / Christine Dunkel-Schetter and Tracy L. Bennett Hardiness and social support / Paul H. Blaney and Ronald J. Ganellen Thus, social support is an important phenomenon in a person's life and how they experience and regulate their emotions. See also. Social need (Book chapter, ) Social support and achievement (Book chapter, ) Emotion (Wikipedia) Social support (Wikipedia) Social undermining (Wikipedia) Stress (psychological) (Wikipedia) References.


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