Selfcare cause

Social Support

Social support is the perception and actuality that one is cared for, has assistance available from other people, and that one is part of a supportive social network.

Protective Factor
1 effect
Measured in days

Related to Social Support

Social Support Health Benefits

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Stroke Brain outcome
Stroke
Brain

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

1 study

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Coronary Heart ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

1 study

Stress Brain outcome
Stress
Brain

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

1 study

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

5 studies

Depression Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

1 study

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