Friendships

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.

Benefits

OutcomeReference
DepressionStudy
StressStudy
Breast CancerStudy
ObesityStudy
Oxidative stressStudy
Subjective well-beingStudy
InflammationStudy

Risks

OutcomeReference
Blood Pressure - HypertensionStudy