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ERIC Number: EJ444236
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0093-6502
Friendship, Social Interaction, and Coping with Stress.
Winstead, Barbara A.; And Others
Communication Research, v19 n2 p193-211 Apr 1992
Examines how interacting with a friend as opposed to a stranger in anticipation of a stressful event (giving an extemporaneous speech) affects college students' coping. Finds that subjects perceived more social support after interacting with a friend than with a stranger. Describes specific verbal and nonverbal behaviors contributing to successful coping. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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