ERIC Number: EJ535453
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Cognitive Processes in Perceptions of Social Support.
Mankowski, Eric S.; Wyer, Robert S.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, v22 n9 p894-905 Sep 1996
Though research is exploratory, it suggests ways in which individuals' a priori beliefs in available social support might affect their reactions to new information and the mechanisms that could underlie the maintenance of these beliefs in light of that information. Evaluates implications for the stability of perceived support availability. (LSR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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