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Social Support and All-Cause Mortality

Bert N. Uchino

in Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102185
eISBN:
9780300127980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102185.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter reviews studies that provide direct evidence for a link between social support and all-cause mortality. First, it examines the characteristics of studies linking social support to ... More


Sociocultural Factors

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the impact of sociocultural factors, including socioeconomic status and race/ethnicity in shaping the early development of literacy in children. It begins by discussing the ... More


Intercultural Professional Communication: Approaches and Issues

Kenneth C. C. Kong and Winnie Cheng

in Professional Communication: Collaboration between Academics and Practitioners

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099654
eISBN:
9789882207295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099654.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Through the internalization of trade and information, as well as globalization, intercultural communication has increasingly gained importance, particularly in professional communication, since those ... More


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