Philology, pedagogy, and psychology

2012 Issue №5

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Social support as a factor of overcoming the negative consequence of stress



This article describes the models of relation between social support and stress. The author quotes the results of international empirical research em-phasising the obvious and contradictory nature of the “stress-buffering” and “main effect” models. The article offers a typology of factors of determining the implementation of healthcare functions of social support.


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