Social support and psychological disorder: a review.

  • R L Leavy
  • Published 1983 in Journal of community psychology
With the rapid growth in the literature on social support and psychological disorder, a review of the area is in order. The present article describes current conceptualizations of social support, and presents a distillation of empirical evidence on the relationships among stress, social support, and psychological disorder. The structure of support links and… CONTINUE READING