Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Social Capital via Facebook: A Wellness Connection?
by Gonzales, Emily Ann, M.A., University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2015, 73; 10974640
Abstract (Summary)

This study proposed the question of whether or not social capital via Facebook had any relationship to an individual’s physical and/or mental health and introduces a new measure of social capital via Facebook, the adapted resource generator. A significant correlation between social capital via Facebook and mental health was found.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Buente, Wayne
Commitee: Buskirk, Patricia A., Dalisay, Francis
School: University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Department: Communication
School Location: United States -- Hawaii
Source: MAI 58/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Mental health, Communication, Web Studies
Keywords: Facebook, Health, Mental health, Social capital, Wellness
Publication Number: 10974640
ISBN: 978-0-438-56265-3
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