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social support

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as reliable assistance from others. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.

social support

Help given to provide feedback, satisfy needs, and validate another's experience. A large body of research suggests that the loss of social support is a cause of physical and psychological disorders. Nursing practice uses social supports such as tangible materials, teaching, and intimate interactions to restore, promote, and care for patients, reinforcing positive experiences.
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As a result of such findings, numerous studies have examined the role of religion and how it relates to aspects of psychological well-being, but few studies have focused specifically on negative religious coping and in particular social support in relation to stress and emotional well-being.
RCB Bank Ltd, within the framework of its Corporate Social Responsibility program, decided to support the newly founded Independent Social Support Body with the amount of 50,000 Euros.
In his address at the council, Brigadier Najm Abdullah Al Hosani, Head of the Social Support Centres Department at Abu Dhabi Police and Deputy Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, gave an overview of the establishment of the Social Support Centres in 2005; and noted the growing number of centres that provide their police services at the countrywide level.
Atambayev signed a decree on measures of social support of veterans and their families to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Open Competition: Provision of services for vacation and personified account of drugs and medical products to certain categories of citizens eligible for social support measures to ensure the drugs in accordance with the Law of the Vladimir region of 02.
At visit one and visit two, a high score of satisfaction concerning social support correlates negatively with presence of a trauma.
Social support is one of the important factors that influences the well-being and quality of life of all people (Cutrona, Russell, & Rose, 1986; Hale, Hannum, & Espelage, 2005).
While the authors from the University of Michigan called for more research, they said previous studies have linked better social support to improved heart health.
In the West, studies show that social support is positively associated with psychological and physical health (Albrecht & Goldsmith, 2003; Berkman et al.
With regard to PTSD specifically, lack of social support has been associated with PTSD across various trauma samples [8-9], including OIF/OEF veterans [10], and thus has been a topic of investigation.
The tools used in the study were questionnaires that included some structural determinants (socio-economic status), and also some intermediary determinants (perceived social support, perceived stress).
Abbas said, when he presided over the meeting of the Ministerial Committee for Preparation of Strategy on Poverty Combating Sunday at the Ministry of Finance, the committee would get acquainted with all the documents in the field of social support as well the reports in the same area, considering that as an appropriate mechanism to coordinate the work with the Ministry of Welfare and Social Security, including its work in social support through social funds and security networks, along with the provision of services, health, education and poverty reduction, besides job creation for young people who are able to work.