ERIC Number: EJ647799
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Social Support Helps People Grow.
Neill, James T.; Dias, Katica L.
Horizons, n17 p32-33 Spr 2002
Social support, a key factor in determining physical and mental health, strongly predicted changes in outdoor adventure participants' psychological resilience. The support received from the least supportive person best predicted gains in resilience. Outdoor education programs should provide a learning environment that is both challenging and supportive. Ten ways to improve social support in groups are presented. (TD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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