The mobilization of social supports: some individual constraints.

@article{Eckenrode1983TheMO,
  title={The mobilization of social supports: some individual constraints.},
  author={John L. Eckenrode},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={1983},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={509-28}
}
The effects of two dispositional variables, locus of control and help-seeking beliefs, as well as sociodemographic variables, on the mobilization of social supports were examined in this study. With a sample of 308 women users of a neighborhood health center, information was gathered regarding social support contacts following stressful events occurring within the previous year. Results confirmed the importance of the two dispositional variables, with internal locus of control and positive… CONTINUE READING

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