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Social support, social comparison, and anger

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The purpose of this research is to examine the relationship between social support, social comparison, anger and anger expression. Participants were 258 high school students who completed a questionnaire package that included the Multidimensional Scale for Social Support, the Social Comparison Scale, and the State-Trait Anger Scale. The hypothesis model was tested by correlational analysis. According to results; social support was related positively to social comparison. Also social comparison was related negatively to anger in and anger out and positively to anger control. Results were discussed in the light of literature.

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