Social support attenuates the harmful effects of stress in healthy adult women.

@article{Stein2015SocialSA,
  title={Social support attenuates the harmful effects of stress in healthy adult women.},
  author={Elizabeth R Stein and Bruce A. W. Smith},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={146},
  pages={
          129-36
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that social support buffers the effects of perceived stress on physical symptoms in healthy women. METHODS The study was conducted in the Southwest United States and data were collected from 2006 to 2010. Participants were 52 healthy adult women who completed a baseline questionnaire and a 21-day daily diary. Social support was assessed in the baseline questionnaire and perceived stress and physical symptoms were assessed in the… CONTINUE READING

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