Social support received online and offline by individuals by Cohen, Jessye

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As described above, relationships among types of coping, social support, and psychological functioning and have been investigated in the existing literature. However, a review of the coping literature reiterated that coping is a dynamic and multidimensional process and much remains to be learned in this area (Folkman & Moskowitz, 2004). Coping changes over time and depends on the perception of the stressor. Folkman and Moskowitz discussed the difficulties with nomenclature and measurement in the coping literature.

2004). , 2004) and some authors recommend providing training to patients to filter information online (Chung & Kim, 2008). British adults who had been diagnosed with cancer noted in Ziebland and colleagues’ study (2004) that information on the Internet was “too bossy” for the British. In a study of 15 Scandinavian women participating in an Internet breast cancer support group, Høybye, Johansen, and Tjørnhøj-Thomsen (2005) reported the “absence of a physical dimension to a conversation can lead to misunderstandings and potentially harmful situations” (p.

This process includes two key elements (Lazarus & Folkman, 1984): primary appraisal, which is the assessment of the personal significance of an event (or whether the event is a threat); secondary appraisal, which represents a person’s evaluation of the controllability of an event or “what can I do about it” (Lakey & Cohen, 2000, p. 34; Park & Folkman, 1997). Social support may serve as a buffer to stress (or the negative effects of stress) by leading a person to appraise stressful situations less negatively (Lakey & Cohen, 2000).

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