social support


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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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From correlation analysis it was revealed that social support and subscales have significantly positive correlation with quality of life and its subscales i.
Social support is a function of a social relationship.
This caveat suggests that social support may differ in style and that different styles of social support may have effects other than the level of social support.
The provision of social support measures to federal beneficiaries (war invalids, veterans of war veterans, war veterans, people with disabilities from general diseases, etc.
ISLAMABAD -- Pet dogs can lower stress level in kids and provide valuable social support, a new study has found for the first time.
2) Social support acts as a protective factor against crime, whereas coercion works just the opposite.
Over the last three decades, research has established a strong link between attachment and well-being as well as social support and well-being.
Existing studies have regularly highlighted the importance of social support in the adjustment and satisfaction of expatriate spouses (Copeland & Norell, 2002; Shaffer & Harrison, 2001; Takeuchi, et al.
The current study presents three main objectives: 1) to analyse the extent to which LGs perceive the existence of blatant and subtle discrimination towards them, 2) to explore the relationship between blatant and subtle perceived discrimination and LGs' psychological and subjective well-being and 3) to analyse the role that social support plays in reducing the influence of perceived discrimination on well-being.
This study examined graduating seniors (N = 164) during their senior year of college as they transitioned to the workforce, investigating career adaptability and social support.
We propose a model that assumes that receiving and providing social support on Facebook reduces stress, which subsequently improves life satisfaction.
Having a pet dog can offer valuable social support to children when they're stressed, according to new research.