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Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research http://sakai.rutgers.edu shansell@rci.rutgers.edu 609-203-2830
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Class 12 Social Support
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C. Specific kinds of events linked to specific illnesses 1. Loss events increase depression a. Fresh start events decrease depression 2. Danger events increase anxiety 3. Intrusive events increase schizophrenia 4. Goal frustration events increase GI disorders and heart attacks 5. Challenge events increase menstrual disruptions
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IX. Contextual problems A. Expensive and labor intensive B. Difficult to define "average person“ 1. Easier in homogeneous population 2. More difficult in heterogeneous population 3. Do you need raters who are similar to subjects of study?
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I. Commonsense definition of social support A. Resources provided by other people B. Protects individuals from undue stress C. Provides things that people need to cope
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II. Problems with commonsense definition A. Vague, oversimplified B. No theory of etiology C. No theory of treatment
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James House's systematic definition
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course 920 210 taught by Professor Hansell during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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210class12 - Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology...

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