Browse by Subject "social support"
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Beyond the Digital Divide into Computer-Mediated Communications: A Content Analysis of the Role of Community Weblogs in Building Oldenburg's Virtual Third Places in Black America (2008-02-28)Although times change, there are certain human elements that survive through the ages. These elements include the need for expression, companionship, involvement, connection and information. The avenues by which humans ...
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(2013-05-24)This study examined the relationships between integration into popular social networking site Facebook and feelings of social support and university belonging among traditional college-age students. The study bears importance ...
(2012-06-27)Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative, progressive neurological disorder that primarily occurs in older adults. Psychosocial research related to persons with PD (PWPs) is relatively scarce. In particular, the ways in ...
(2013-02-03)With a longer life expectancy and being a large portion of the population, older adults will have a major effect on society and it will be important for them to age successfully. Leisure and social support has been confirmed ...
"It's a microcosm of life": weaving a web of information and support in an online breast cancer community (2011-08-26)This ethnographic study examines the interactions of an online breast cancer community to understand participants' information behavior, the role of social support in participants' lives, how being part of this community ...
Managing secrecy and disclosure of domestic violence in affluent communities: a grounded theory ethnography (2013-06-12)Although it is widely acknowledged that domestic violence (DV) cuts across all groups of women, there is scant research on affluent women’s experiences with DV. Using grounded theory and ethnographic approaches, the present ...
(2010-02-03)Support groups play an important role in helping individuals cope with their health conditions by providing members with a network of information and social support. It is not well understood what types of support are ...
(2013-08-22)This research project examined the psychosocial wellness of Family Child Care Providers (FCCPs) using a mixed methods approach.The two main goals of this study were to explore psychosocial influences upon FCC workforce ...
"We don't like to call it lying, it's just therapeutic communication": Understanding the influence of social support on coping with illness uncertainty (2011-08-26)Nursing training stresses the importance of communication in providing care to patients; however, research on communication in particular nursing contexts has trailed behind training programs implemented to improve ...