Adolescent interpersonal relationships, social support and loneliness in high schools: Mediation effect and gender differences.


The purpose of this study was to explore the associations between the qualities of different types of relationships in school, social support and loneliness in adolescence. Using a sample (N=1674) of adolescent students randomly selected from middle schools, we found boys' loneliness was influenced by the qualities of opposite-sex, teacher-student and same… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2015.05.003