Selfcare cause

Friendships

Friendship is here defined having deep trust and meaning, having a bond of mutual affection (exclusive of sexual or family relations), and having functional support.

Protective A Factor
Measured in session

There are 7 benefits of Friendships, including:

Depression Brain outcome
Strong decrease risk of Depression
Brain system

1 study

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Decreased risk of Breast Cancer
Reproductive system

2 studies

Stress Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Stress
Brain system

2 studies

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

Oxidative stress Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Oxidative stress
Lymphatic system

1 study

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Inflammation
Lymphatic system

1 study

Subjective well-being Brain outcome
Minor increase risk of Subjective well-being
Brain system

1 study

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There are 1 risk of Friendships, including:

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Pressure - Hype...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

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Caution

For Americans, friends tend to be people whom they encounter fairly frequently, and that are similar to themselves in demographics, attitude, and activities. This is confusing friendship with acquaintanceship

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