Can a professional relationship be considered social support?

Judith E. Hupcey, Janice M. Morse

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Significant differences exist between social support and professional support, and it is important that researchers maintain this distinction so they can investigate the actual aspects of the professional's role that influence outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)270-276
Number of pages7
JournalNursing outlook
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Nursing


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