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Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health
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Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health

Carol D. Ryff and Burton Singer

Abstract

A growing literature on humans and animals documents linkages between social integration and various health outcomes, including mortality. The actual mechanisms through which these effects occur are, however, not well understood. Emotion plays a central role in mediating connections between and among relational experiences, underlying neurobiological processes, and susceptibility to illness. Many prior studies have focused on the size and proximity of social networks without taking into consideratio ... More

Keywords: social integration, health outcomes, emotion, relationships, coping mechanisms, methodology advancement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195145410
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145410.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carol D. Ryff, editor
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Burton Singer, editor
Princeton University, USA

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