Psychology & Psychiatry

Peer health coaching improves well-being in veterans with CVD risks

Peer health coaching interventions can create opportunities for well-being improvements, although not physical health improvements, in veterans with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, according to a study published ...


Virtual village can empower vulnerable groups of people

New psychosocial stressors and widespread lifestyle changes resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to depression, isolation, and anxiety. Many studies have explored the impact of the pandemic on the general population's ...

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Social support

Social support is the physical and emotional comfort given to us by our family, friends, co-workers and others. It is knowing that we are part of a community of people who love and care for us, and value and think well of us. Social support is a way of categorizing the rewards of communication in a particular circumstance. An important aspect of support is that a message or communicative experience does not constitute support unless the receiver views it as such.

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