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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2022, 4(8); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2022.040817.

Discussing the Influence of Social Networks on Individuals' Health


Miaoqing Zhong

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Miaoqing Zhong

School of Social and Political Science, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JU, United Kingdom


Social supports would promote people’s mental health(Cohen et al., 2000), but there is still lack of data to support the influence of personal social networks and relationships in maintaining physical health. This article will define social networks, and summarize a review on the role of social networks like family, friends and other comunities in keeping well-being. By multiple regression and moderated mediation methods, this essay will analyze the correlation between social network and physical and mental health with the database of 2018 European Social Survey.


Social Network; Relationships; Health

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Miaoqing Zhong. Discussing the Influence of Social Networks on Individuals' Health. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 8: 107-114. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2022.040817.


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