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Life changes or life transistions are the longer term consequences of [[life experiences]] such as:
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'''Life changes''' ('''life events''' or '''life transistions''') are the longer term consequences of [[life experiences]] such as:
 
*[[Leaving school]]
 
*[[Leaving school]]
 
*[[Starting work]]
 
*[[Starting work]]
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while these events have their immediate consequences they also require longer term adjustments.
 
while these events have their immediate consequences they also require longer term adjustments.
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In psychological research '''life events'''are a class of life stress that are thought to lead to physical or psychological difficulties. they include both 'negative' events {such as losses of various kinds, of partners, jobs etc} and also 'positive' events, {such as getting married, children leaving home etc}.
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Various [[life event inventories]] have been constructed to return indices of life event stress, for research purposes. These include:
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*[[Social Readjustment Rating Scale]]
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Other researchers, notably [[George Brown]] developed semi-structured interview techniques to assess life event stress levels.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[[Readiness to change]]
 
*[[Readiness to change]]
 
*[[Stages of change]]
 
*[[Stages of change]]
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*[[Stress management]]
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*[[Stress reactions]]
 
*[[Wellbeing]]
 
*[[Wellbeing]]
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==References==
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==Furter reading==
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==Key Texts – Books==
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*Dohrenwend, B.S. and Dohrenwend, B.P. (eds) (1974) Stressful Life Events: Their Nature and Effects, New York: John Wiley.
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==Additional material – Books==
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==Key Texts – Papers==
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*Holmes, T.H. and Rahe, R.H, (1967) The Social Readjustment Rating Scale, [[Journal of Psychosomatic Research]] 11: 213-18.
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==Additional material - Papers==
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==External links==
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[[Category:Life changes]]
 
[[Category:Life experiences]]
 
[[Category:Life experiences]]

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Life changes (life events or life transistions) are the longer term consequences of life experiences such as:

while these events have their immediate consequences they also require longer term adjustments.

Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social |
Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology |

Clinical: Approaches · Group therapy · Techniques · Types of problem · Areas of specialism · Taxonomies · Therapeutic issues · Modes of delivery · Model translation project · Personal experiences ·



In psychological research life eventsare a class of life stress that are thought to lead to physical or psychological difficulties. they include both 'negative' events {such as losses of various kinds, of partners, jobs etc} and also 'positive' events, {such as getting married, children leaving home etc}.

Various life event inventories have been constructed to return indices of life event stress, for research purposes. These include:

Other researchers, notably George Brown developed semi-structured interview techniques to assess life event stress levels.

See also


References


Furter reading

Key Texts – Books

  • Dohrenwend, B.S. and Dohrenwend, B.P. (eds) (1974) Stressful Life Events: Their Nature and Effects, New York: John Wiley.

Additional material – Books

Key Texts – Papers

Additional material - Papers

External links

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