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Facebook, Resilience and Army Spouses Coping With Combat Deployment

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abstract
The United States Army has experienced an extremely high operation tempo in the past nine years supporting ongoing combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The ongoing combat operations have placed an enormous toll on equipment, soldiers and families. Focusing on the imperative of sustaining soldiers and families, using an online questionnaire, this study tested the relationship of Facebook in providing social support to Army spouse resilience in coping with the stress of combat deployments.
subject
Coping
Deployment
Facebook
Resilience
Social Media
Social Support
contributor
Elliott, Daniel L. (author)
Krcmar, Marina (committee chair)
Mitra, Ananda (committee member)
Swiergosz, Paul (committee member)
date
2011-07-14T20:35:15Z (accessioned)
2011-07-14T20:35:15Z (available)
2011 (issued)
degree
Communication (discipline)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/33435 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
Facebook, Resilience and Army Spouses Coping With Combat Deployment
type
Thesis

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