Increase Your Social Support
Social support refers to a person’s network of relationships with other people. It can be defined in terms of:
- Quantity—how many relationships a person has
- Quality—the type of relationships a person has and how satisfied a person is with those relationships
Last reviewedFebruary 2014by Michael Woods, MD
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