All You Need Is Facebook Friends? Associations between Online and Face-to-Face Friendships and Health
Lima, Maria Luisa
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers in Psychology,
(issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
social isolation | social capital | friendship | Psychology | Facebook use | health | :Ciências Sociais::Psicologia [Domínio/Área Científica] | Original Research
Positive social relations are known to have a beneficial impact on health, however, little is known about the links of health with online relationships. In this study, we compare face-to-face and virtual friendships in their association with health. By building on previ...