The Role of Social Networks and Support in Abnormal Functioning


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Which of these is an example of social support?

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1. Studies show that schizophrenics with low levels of social support:

2. What does the buffering hypothesis say?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess the importance of the effects of social support. You will be quizzed on psychological issues and the buffering hypothesis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Social support example
  • Psychological issues helped with social support
  • Schizophrenics and low levels of social support
  • Buffering hypothesis
  • Direct effects hypothesis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as buffering hypothesis and direct effects hypothesis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the effects of social support

Additional Learning

To learn more about social support, review the accompanying lesson titled The Role of Social Networks and Support in Abnormal Functioning. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify social support and abnormal psychology
  • Learn how social support can help alleviate certain mental health issues
  • Recall the differences between buffering hypothesis and direct effect hypothesis