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Chapter 11

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Health Studies
Dan Silver

Chapter 11 Social support health and aging Characteristics of the social support network Functions of social support 1 There are three functions of social support 1 Aid instrumental help 1 Includes tangible aid eg For older people helping with groceries2 Includes ADLs Activities of daily livingand IADLs instrumental activities of daily living 3 Affect emotional support 1 Refers to the quality of a persons relationship with others including empathy caring companionship love and trust 2 Affirmation acknowledgment of ones values or agreement with ones attitude 3 Is the knowledge and understanding that ones beliefs and attitudes are similar to others therefore providing membership and acceptance in a group 4 Thoits argues that major function of social support is to provide information and advice in times of stressSocial support Networks 5 Cantor and little describe three levels of social support 6 Informal 7 Informal support network members consist of family friends and neighbors 8 It
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