Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

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This state-of-the-art book examines the effect of social relationships on physical health. It surveys and assesses the research that shows not only that supportive relationships protect us from a multitude of mental health problems but also that the absence of supportive relationships increases the risk of dying from various diseases. Bert N. Uchino discusses the links between social support and mortality from cardiovascular disease, cancer, and HIV/AIDS. He investigates whether social support is more effective for some ...

Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships 2011, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300182712

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Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300102185

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