ERIC Number: EJ231752
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
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What Are Friends For? Students' Expectations of the Friendship Encounter.
Parham, William D.; Tinsley, Howard E.A.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v27 n5 p523-27 Sep 1980
Examines factors contributing to a person's desire to talk to a friend about personal problems. Results suggest that students value genuine, accepting, confrontive friends whom they can trust. In contrast, the expectancies that counselors are directive, expert, tolerant, and trustworthy are higher than those for the friend. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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