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ERIC Number: EJ375973
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Examining the Definition and Assessment of Social Support: A Resource for Individuals and Families.
Cooke, Betty D.; And Others
Family Relations, v37 n2 p211-16 Apr 1988
Describes social support as a significant resource for individuals and family members encountering stress. Presents a definition of social support and an instrument, the Social Support Inventory, to measure two dimensions of social support: kind of support, such as emotional, esteem, network, appraisal and altruistic; and source of support, such as friends, family, religious and other groups. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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