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Modelling Dynamics of Social Support Networks for Mutual Support in Coping with Stress [chapter]

Azizi Ab Aziz, Jan Treur
2009 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
for coping with long term stress by provided mutual support.  ...  This paper presents a computational multi-agent model of support receipt and provision to cope during stressful event within social support networks.  ...  Introduction Persons differ in their vulnerability for stress. To cope with stress, the social ties of the person are an important factor; [2] [5] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03958-4_15 fatcat:ssupssbswfdcnfljkuue6mmjwy

Youth Emotional Intelligence as Related to Adaptive Coping with Stress Encounters

Dorit Olenik Shemesh
2017 Journal of Psychology Research  
The findings indicate that in times of stress, adolescents with high EI rely on their higher emotional abilities to build a social network that supplies them with significant social resources to minimize  ...  We also examined the mediating role of social support in the relationship between EI and adaptive coping.  ...  The relationships between stress inducers and the psychological outcomes of stress are dynamic and mutual.  ... 
doi:10.17265/2159-5542/2017.01.001 fatcat:yggpmvk6inhmxcwcbgovkppyfi

Intelligent Configuration of Social Support Networks Around Depressed Persons [chapter]

Azizi A. Aziz, Michel C. A. Klein, Jan Treur
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The outcome of these models is used as input for a configuration process of a support network.  ...  In this paper we investigate how we can intelligently form a social support network, taking the needs of the support recipient and the possibilities of the potential support providers into account.  ...  Social support network refers to the provision of psychological and material resources from the social network, intended to benefit an individual's ability to cope with stress [14] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22218-4_4 fatcat:6om6tqhxbba67hnzuv4eqs2l2i

Editorial Social Support: A Relationship Process, Not a Commodity

Benjamin H. Gottlieb
1992 Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement  
In addition, he placed this definition of social support in a conceptual framework which is now generally referred to as the stress-buffering model of social support.  ...  The authors also contrast this buffering model with the direct effect model which proposes that social support contributes to general well-being, independent of stress.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s071498080000684x fatcat:hrunovweznecjovxmd7jwnf3a4

An Agent Model for a Human's Social Support Network Tie Preference during Depression

Azizi A. Aziz, Michel. C. A. Klein, Jan Treur
2009 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology  
In this paper, a computational model is presented that describes the selection of network members for seeking support based on the strength of the tie to people in the network and personal characteristics  ...  Seeking support from their environment is important for people suffering from a depression. People usually have different social networks to which they are attached with different ties.  ...  Global Relationships of Variables Involved in the Social Support Ties Preference To support the design of the model (as shown in Fig. 1 ), the dynamic model was developed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wi-iat.2009.169 dblp:conf/iat/AzizKT09 fatcat:vxpa6bgskbh4jmxvit6nuhdzr4

Predicting social psychological well-being following trauma: The role of postdisaster social support

Krzysztof Kaniasty
2012 Psychological Trauma  
Results underscore the relevance of both the social support mobilization and social support deterioration models for trauma theory.  ...  This longitudinal study assessed both the mobilization and deterioration dynamics of postdisaster social support and aid unfolding within the first 12 months after a natural disaster.  ...  Although the idea that social support is marshaled in times of stress is implicit in nearly all theoretical notions explaining the role of social support in the stress process, the actual causal linkage  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0021412 fatcat:o3bxltjtongufolyosnefpfh4a

Stress Experienced by Stroke Survivors and Spousal Caregivers During the First Year After Discharge from Inpatient Rehabilitation

Sharon K. Ostwald, Maria P. Bernal, Stanley G. Cron, Kyler M. Godwin
2009 Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation  
Good health, social support and coping were associated with less stress.  ...  Repeated measures analyses of PSS scores were conducted with linear mixed models for stroke survivors and caregivers.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Nursing Research RO1 NR005316 (Sharon K.  ... 
doi:10.1310/tsr1602-93 pmid:19581196 pmcid:PMC2748854 fatcat:etm42o3g6rg2dg7v45pb3cvele

MARITAL DYNAMICS AND DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMATOLOGY DURING THE LATER LIFE COURSE

2015 The gerontologist  
Confrontational or chaotic relationships were most stressful for grandparents; however, across profiles, grandparents still hoped that the parents would change and struggled with a mixture of disappointment  ...  Additional analyses examine how empty nest, asymmetry in couple's employment status, and couple's health mismatch are associated with the likelihood of divorce.  ...  DEPRESSION AND MUTUALLY SATISFYING SEXUAL EXPERIENCE AS PREDICTORS OF PAIN IN MARITAL DYNAMICS AND DEPRESSIVE SESSION 1140 (POSTER) FRIENDSHIP, SOCIAL NETWORKS, SOCIAL SUPPORT ALTRUISM AMONG OLDER  ... 
doi:10.1093/geront/gnv191.13 fatcat:gdymip362zfuhgflfp7zrphqo4

Stress, coping, and social support processes: where are we? What next?

P A Thoits
1995 Journal of Health and Social Behavior  
Promising new directions in social support research include studies of the negative effects of social relationships and of support giving, mutual coping and support-giving dynamics, optimal "matches" between  ...  I review existing knowledge, unanswered questions, and new directions in research on stress, coping resource, coping strategies, and social support processes.  ...  Promising new directions in social support research include studies of the negative effects of social relationships and of support giving, mutual coping and support-giving dynamics, optimal "matches "  ... 
pmid:7560850 fatcat:cstuppdvzrffbm3ezirtxoz5ym

Page 2631 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 83, Issue 7 [page]

1996 Psychological Abstracts  
[from the chapter] — suggests that loneliness is associated with the perception that network members do not provide desired levels of social support © most research on the relationship between social support  ...  and cognitive pro- cesses, attachment styles and communication, attachment styles and coping with stress] © K.  ... 

Swimming alone? The role of social capital in enhancing local resilience to climate stress: a case study from Bangladesh

Joanne Catherine Jordan
2014 Climate and Development  
Specifically, it identifies four types of social capital-based support (with monetary support as a subset) and the interlinkages among the types (and processes) of social capital with diverse effects on  ...  Specifically, this paper tests the value of social capital in influencing resilience to climate stress.  ...  Acknowledgements The Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning, Queen's University Belfast financially In particular, I thank the village inhabitants of Kolatola and South Kainmari for their generous  ... 
doi:10.1080/17565529.2014.934771 fatcat:vivmbhhnuzd4zk375uaeo6l7u4

Otistik Çocuğu Olan Ebeveynlerin Çevrimiçi Sosyal Destek Grupları Kullanımları

Kazım ALAT
2017 Turkish Studies  
Having a social support network provides parents a way to reduce their stress as a result of having a child with disabilities.  ...  Having a social and emotional support network provides a coping resource for these parents (Solomon, et al., 2001) .  ... 
doi:10.7827/turkishstudies.12686 fatcat:cy3pc5ttp5di7n7ghtycwclqaq

The Circle of Parents® Program: Increasing Social Support for Parents and Caregivers

Katrina D. Gay
2005 North Carolina Medical Journal  
, creates a culture in which parents often struggle to raise their children without the assistance of a supportive social network.  ...  assistance to local programs participating in the Network, to promote best practices in providing services according to the Circle of Parents ® model.  ... 
doi:10.18043/ncm.66.5.386 fatcat:qu5hzhwvefdsld36fov2nacgpq

Mechanisms Linking Social Ties and Support to Physical and Mental Health

Peggy A. Thoits
2011 Journal of Health and Social Behavior  
Substantial evidence has accumulated over the past few decades showing that social ties and social support are positively and causally related to mental health, physical health, and longevity (  ...  For example, Cohen (2004) explicitly defines social support as "a social network's provision of psychological and material resources intended to benefit an individual's ability to cope with stress" (  ...  My approach locates the "optimal match" not in a situational need with a supportive act but in a social source with a supportive act, an alternative matching model that may be more predictive as well as  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022146510395592 pmid:21673143 fatcat:5igd2bxo75c5rhte4h4mcpfoae

Interpersonal view on physical illnesses and mental disorders

2017 Swiss Archives of Neurology, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy  
Social support and joint coping processes in couples dealing with disorders are particularly addressed in the systemic transactional model (STM) [13] .  ...  Building on the assumption that stress in relationships always affects both partners, conjoint effort to cope with stress (dyadic coping) is of central importance in the STM.  ... 
doi:10.4414/sanp.2017.00516 fatcat:spgaizqbhvdmtjpt7w2cstec3e
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