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Personal relationships and social support / edited by Steve Duck with Roxane Cohen Silver.

  • Duck, Steve.
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London : Sage, 1990.

Physical description

xiv, 253 pages ; 22 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-244) and indexes


Conversations with friends and the dynamics of social support / Geoff Leatham and Steve Duck -- Interpersonal transactions and the psychological sense of support / Carolyn E. Cutrona, Julie A. Suhr, and Robin MacFarlane -- Interactive coping : the cheering-up process in close relationships / Anita P. Barbee -- Comforting as social support : relational consequences of supportive behaviors / Brant R. Burleson -- The process and outcome of mobilizing social support / John Eckenrode and Elaine Wethington -- Communicative strategies for managing the risks of seeking social support / Daena Goldsmith and Malcolm R. Parks -- The negative effects of informal support systems / John J. La Gaipa -- Social relationships and the lack of social relationships / John H. Berg and Kelly E. Piner -- The contribution of social networks, work-shift schedules, and the family life cycle to women's well-being / Stephen Brand and Barton J. Hirsch -- Integrating social support perspectives : working models, personal relationships, and situational factors / Gregory R. Pierce, Barbara R. Sarason, and Irwin G. Sarason -- Combining the strengths of social networks, social support, and personal relationships / David L. Morgan.


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