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Social Support and Physical HealthUnderstanding the Health Consequences of Relationships$
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Bert N. Uchino

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780300102185

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300102185.001.0001

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Pathways Linking Social Support to Health Outcomes

Pathways Linking Social Support to Health Outcomes

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(p.109) 6 Pathways Linking Social Support to Health Outcomes
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Social Support and Physical Health
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Bert N. Uchino

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300102185.003.0006

This chapter presents a broader theoretical framework for how social support influences physical health. It specifies the pathways responsible for the links between social support and health by integrating existing models with morbidity and mortality studies. It also discusses the retuned stress-related and direct effect models. These models can be used as conceptual guides for future research relevant to social support.

Keywords:   social support, physical health, morbidity, mortality, stress-related models, direct effect models

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