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ERIC Number: EJ937196
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
The Relationship of Perceived Social Support with Well-Being in Adults with Visual Impairments
Guerette, Amy R.; Smedema, Susan Miller
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v105 n7 p425-439 Jul 2011
The relationship between perceived social support and multiple indicators of well-being in adults with visual impairments was investigated. The results included significant correlation of social support and depressive symptoms, satisfaction with life, as well as with physical, psychological, economic, family, and social well-being. Implications for future research and practice are discussed. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale