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What Is Supportive about Social Support?

On the Psychological Needs for Autonomy and Relatedness

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The close connection between personal well-being and the availability of rich, intimate personal relationships has become increasingly evident to psychological theorists. Clearly, there are relationships that heal, that soothe, that foster growth, that facilitate health, and that provide satisfactions essential to a sense of well-being.

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  • Social Support
  • Intrinsic Motivation
  • Autonomy Support
  • Tangible Support
  • Social Support System

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Ryan, R.M., Solky, J.A. (1996). What Is Supportive about Social Support?. In: Pierce, G.R., Sarason, B.R., Sarason, I.G. (eds) Handbook of Social Support and the Family. The Springer Series on Stress and Coping. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1388-3_11

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