Ch. 10 Resistance Resources-social support

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Author:
speedy1joker
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270219
Filename:
Ch. 10 Resistance Resources-social support
Updated:
2014-04-11 18:02:03
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resistance resources social support
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adulthood and aging
Description:
components of social support from resistance resources
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  1. What is social support?
    affect (can help you) affirmation, and aid received from others
  2. What is the key to social support?
    intimacy (those you are closest to)
  3. What is the buffer effect?
    makes a stressful situation easier to deal with, prevents the harmful effects of stress from occurring (men and women benefit equally)
  4. How do women benefit from social support?
    by providing it to others
  5. How do men benefit from social support?
    by receiving it from others
  6. How can sources of support also be a source of stress?
    when you don't want the support it turns into a stressor, support isĀ perceived as criticism, or as an offense to your independence

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