chapter  7
Sense of Community within Oxford House Recovery Housing: Impact of Resident Age and Income
ByBenjamin C. Graham, Leonard A. Jason, Joseph R. Ferrari
Pages 9

If a person described the significant nonfamily relationships within their life, the ensuing narrative would likely include what community psychologists call a psychological sense of community (PSOC : Sarason, 1974). This construct refers to the sense of belongingness that members feel within a group possessing shared values and emotional connection (McMillan & Chavis, 1986). In addition, these communities possess the capacity to influence and

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