The Role of Facework in Younger and Older Adults' Evaluations of Social Support Messages
Interpersonal Communication;Age Factors;Communication
Taylor and Francis
Compares younger and older adults' evaluation of emotional and instrumental-support messages. Features of effective support messages; List of support messages used in the study; Similarities and differences in older and younger perception of support messages; Predictors of the perceived helpfulness and face sensitivity of a support message.