Textbook Notes (368,500)
United States (206,054)
Psychology (124)
PSYC 334 (37)
Chapter 7

CHAPTER 7.docx

3 Pages
Unlock Document

PSYC 334
Dylan Selterman

CHAPTER 7Friendship IThe Nature of FriendshipaFriends have trust knowledge supportbPeople have more fun with friends than they do alone or with partnerscFriends give affection communion and companionship dFriendship voluntary personal relationship typically providing intimacy and assistance in which the two parties like one another and seek each others companyeDifferent from romantic fascination sexual desire greater desire for exclusiveness less obligations fFriends give respect trust capitalization share good news with friends and get enthusiastic responses social supportgForms of Social support1 emotional supportaffection reassurance2 physical comforthugs and cuddling3 advice supportinformation and guidance4 material supporttangible assistance like money and goodshEmotional support of supportive friend reduces blood pressure and heart rateiEffective emotional support also leads people to feel closer to those who give itjSome people arebetter providers of social support than othersattachment styles secure is better kCOMM stats about friendslPeople who read need for support
More Less

Related notes for PSYC 334

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.