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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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Intervention Implications

Intervention Implications

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Social Support and Physical Health

Bert N. Uchino

Yale University Press

This chapter examines the implications of the link between social support and mortality. It first reviews some of the ways in which social support interventions have been conducted in the past. It discusses the major support intervention approaches, which include fostering professional, peer, and existing network sources of support. The chapter also attempts to form some common links between the theoretical and applied literatures on social support and health.

Keywords:   social support, mortality, intervention approaches, support, health

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