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 A Factor
Measured in days

There are 5 benefits of Social Support, including:

Depression Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

1 study

Stress Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Stress
Brain system

1 study

Stroke Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Stroke
Brain system

1 study

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Decreased risk of Coronary Heart Diseas...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

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