• Psychology
  • Published 2013

The Relation of Gender and Perception of Others for Support Erosion

@inproceedings{Hirsch2013TheRO,
  title={The Relation of Gender and Perception of Others for Support Erosion},
  author={Jennifer C. Hirsch},
  year={2013}
}
Previous research on social support and depressive symptoms has found a relation between decreases in social support and increases in depressive symptoms. However, it is not clear whether support leads to decreases in depressive symptoms (support alleviation) or depressive symptoms leads to a decrease in support provision (support erosion). The current study explored this causal relation by having pairs of same‐sex friends complete measures of support requests, receipt, provision, and other… CONTINUE READING

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