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ERIC Number: EJ611132
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0360-3989
Poor Social Skills Are a Vulnerability Factor in the Development of Psychosocial Problems.
Segrin, Chris; Flora, Jeanne
Human Communication Research, v26 n3 p489-514 Jul 2000
Presumes that poor social skills are thought to make people vulnerable to psychosocial problems pursuant to the experience of stressful life events. Indicates that lower social skills scores of a group of college freshmen were predictive of a worsening of psychosocial problems. Finds that social skills interacted with stressful life events to predict changes in depression and loneliness. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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