Social Support in the 21st century
Describe the influence of technology in social support provision. How have technology advancements in the last decade changed the delivery of social support? Provide one concrete example of how technology may be beneficial and harmful.
Social Networks such as Twitter and Facebook are very popular today.
In your opinion, could public health prevention occur successfully using platforms such as these?
Do online platforms for social networking “qualify” as true social networks (when compared to person-to- person networks).
Initial Response: Initial responses should be no less than 450 words in length not including your reference(s) and supported by at least two references (aside from the textbook).
Week 5 Essay: Stress, Coping and Hep C Prevention
Describe how the Transactional Model of Stress and Coping can be used to explain and evaluate processes of coping among an intravenous drug users at risk of contracting Hepatitis C. Make sure to discuss the concepts of primary and secondary appraisal, coping efforts, and coping outcomes.
Please ensure you cite your references in APA format with a minimum of 3 references (You may use your textbook as a reference and you should have a minimum of 2 academic outside references). Assignment will be graded based on the following areas: Foundation and synthesis of knowledge, application of knowledge critical thinking, writing skills, and organization of ideas and format. Must be at least 2 pages of writing not including reference page.