A Social-Cognitive Perspective on Social Support

@inproceedings{Lakey1997ASP,
  title={A Social-Cognitive Perspective on Social Support},
  author={B. Lakey and J. Drew},
  year={1997}
}
We hope that you were able to answer “yes” to this question from Procidano and Heller’s (1983) perceived social support scale, because “yes” answers across a number of similar items are associated with a wide range of positive outcomes. But consider for a moment how you arrived at your answer. From one perspective, you could have made your answer as a “good scientist” would. You carefully recalled and summed all the instances of emotional support that you had received and compared them to the… Expand
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