Stressful Life Events

Acronym(s): QC; LIFE

Description: The QC section provides information relating to individual’s major life events linked to stress. This section is based on the premise that good and bad events in one’s life can increase stress levels and make one more susceptible to illness and mental health problems (Holmes & Rahe, 1967).

Additional Information/References/Data Sources: Record Source(s): Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale

Instrument Used:
(instruments may vary slightly between survey iterations, below are the survey instruments as they were included in each survey year listed)