Social distribution of social support: the mediating role of life events.

@article{Mickelson2003SocialDO,
  title={Social distribution of social support: the mediating role of life events.},
  author={Kristin D. Mickelson and Laura Diane Kubzansky},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 3-4},
  pages={265-81}
}
Although the relation of socioeconomic status (SES) to social support has been discussed for some time, researchers have rarely systematically examined the social patterning of this resource. In addition, potential explanatory mechanisms have not been investigated. This study examined both the social distribution of social support and the role of life events in the association between SES and social support in a nationally representative probability sample of adults from the National… CONTINUE READING

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