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Influence of Kin Network on Maternal and Infant Health and Illness

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Background: The present study investigated the effects of supportive social network ties on health in a sample of mothers with a young child. The aim of this study was to examine if Liverpool participants having a large supportive network of close relatives reported less cases of illness than participants without such social support.

Methods: A cross-sectional design was employed whereby 74 randomly sampled mothers over the age of 20 with a child 24...

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Peer reviewed

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10.4172/2376-127X.1000146

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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European Research Council
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295663
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Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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2376-127X
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pubs:533208
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uuid:fbb63a7b-9042-4a8a-b588-c36f59807b2d
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pubs:533208
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533208
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2015-07-20

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