exam 2 (1) - Missed first 15 mintues II Problems w...

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Missed first 15 mintues II. Problems w/ commonsense definition a. vague, oversimplified b. no theory of etiology a. how does it work? What from other ppl keep us healthy? c. no theory of treatment III. James House’s systematic definition (name not imp) types of social support 1. emotional closeness a. loving, liking, empathy 2. instrumental aid a. ppl give you services and resources. Borrow wii. 3. information a. ie info about good jobs… 4. self-appraisal a. use info from other ppl to evaluta ourselves. Ie temp IV. Support predicts mortality weakly 1. California study of social networks and morality-study ppl who died a. Social connection index i. ppl w/ more social connections less likely to die ii. fairly crude iii. she used questionare to judge social interaction iv. the results were weak, but statistically sig v. more isolated, more like to get diseases of civilizaiton-cancer, heart diseas… b. Less social connection associated w/ higher morality V. support predicts physical morbidity weakly
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