Measuring Stress

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  • Measuring Stress
    • Holmes and Rahe-Self Report
      • Created method that estimated how life events are stressors.
        • Results-High correlations between groups(males and females, different ages and religions)
          • Most agreed on what was stressful.
      • Selected 43 life events and asked 394 people to rate degree of 'social readjustment' needed for each.
  • Examined medical reports of 5000 people, found that life changes occurred in the months before an illness.
    • Holmes and Rahe-Self Report
      • Created method that estimated how life events are stressors.
        • Results-High correlations between groups(males and females, different ages and religions)
          • Most agreed on what was stressful.
      • Selected 43 life events and asked 394 people to rate degree of 'social readjustment' needed for each.

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