The more the better? The relationship between mismatches in social support and subjective well-being in daily life.

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In this study, we examined the relationship between discrepancies between desired and received support and subjective well-being, as indicated by negative affect and perceived stress, in daily life. Participants were 30 undergraduates who were equipped with hand-held computers for seven days. Results showed that underprovision of support predicted lower… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1359105310385366

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@article{Siewert2011TheMT, title={The more the better? The relationship between mismatches in social support and subjective well-being in daily life.}, author={Kerstin Siewert and Katja Antoniw and Thomas Kubiak and Hannelore Weber}, journal={Journal of health psychology}, year={2011}, volume={16 4}, pages={621-31} }