Social networks: social identity & the importance of both formal & informal group memberships (what can we do?)
... the current system for bringing promising biomedical research to the bedside is operating at an obsolete level of efficiency, causing great delay, and consequently resulting in the loss of many lives. - Roger Rosenberg (JAMA 2003;289:1305-6)
Social networks: social identity & the importance of both formal & informal groups (what can we do?)
the social identity model highlights the value of group membership (more & less formal) for both psychological & physical wellbeing - are there groups you would like to join (or initiate) and are there helpful ways you can increase the sense of the importance to you of some of the groups you're a member of (for example by increasing your involvement with them).