Similarity in Communication Values as a Predictor of Friendship Choices: Studies of Friends and Best Friends

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Published by Taylor and Francis in The Southern Communication Journal Volume 57, Issue 4, pages 260-276.

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The Southern Communication Journal


A study examined the hypothesis that persons with similar communication values are more likely to become friends than persons with dissimilar communication values. The results and implications related to this type of friendship formation are discussed.