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ERIC Number: EJ614519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9916
Computer-Mediated Social Support, Older Adults, and Coping.
Wright, Kevin
Journal of Communication, v50 n3 p100-18 Sum 2000
Investigates social support for older adults in the computer-mediated environment. Finds that: satisfaction with Internet providers of social support was significantly higher for high Internet users than for low Internet users, whereas low Internet users were more satisfied with their non-Internet support networks than high Internet users; and Internet companionship network size was significantly larger than Internet social support network size. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: Negotiating Lifestyle Options in Later Life.