Social Networks and Health.pdf

Social Networks and Health PDF

Thomas W. Valente

Relationships and the pattern of relationships have a large and varied influence on both individual and group action. The fundamental distinction of social network analysis research is that relationships are of paramount importance in explaining behavior. Because of this, social network analysis offers many exciting tools and techniques for research and practice in a wide variety of medical and public health situations including organizational improvements, understanding risk behaviors, coordinating coalitions, and the delivery of health care services.

This book provides an introduction to the major theories, methods, models, and findings of social network analysis research and application. In three sections, it presents a comprehensive overview of the topic

2| Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) | 02 - 04 June 2010 Social networks, health and well-being • Evidence of the impact on health and health-related outcomes • mortality (Berkman 1979, House 1982) • physical and mental illness (Kawachi 2001, Kessler 1985, Mendes de Leon 2003) Health and Social Issues | Interactive Autism …

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