Physical and emotional well-being and the balance of needed and received emotional support: age differences in a daily diary study.

@article{Wolff2013PhysicalAE,
  title={Physical and emotional well-being and the balance of needed and received emotional support: age differences in a daily diary study.},
  author={Julia K. Wolff and Florian Schmiedek and Annette Brose and Ulman Lindenberger},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={91},
  pages={67-75}
}
Whether received social support matches the actual needs of the recipient is a largely overlooked aspect in research on associations of support and well-being. In particular, studies that investigate the match of needed and received support from a within-person perspective are rare. Therefore, we investigated the daily within-person relationship of well-being and the balance of needed and received social support in a German Sample of 79 younger (23-34 years) and 88 older adults (68-83 years… CONTINUE READING

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