life event

Any major change in person’s circumstances—e.g., divorce, death of spouse, loss of job, etc., that affects interpersonal relationships and/or work-related, leisure or recreational activities

life event

Any major change in person's circumstances–eg, divorce, death of spouse, loss of job, etc, that affects interpersonal relationships, work-related, leisure or recreational activities; LEs can be usual, ie not unexpected and therefore not evoking stress, or unusual–ie, unexpected and commonly associated with stress. See Unusual life event.
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There are in life events, contacts, glimpses, that seem brutally to bring all the past to a close.
The psychological influence index for each life event was calculated on the basis of norms in China.
Among Chinese students, there were significant differences in the scores of the life event scale and depression scale between male and female students.
This year, we want all those women who felt moved to take action right now by choosing their Race for Life event and signing up.
Financial loss or problems was the most commonly reported life event in both males and females.
Using social media, insurance companies can listen for and act on life event triggers, reaching the right customer at the right time with the right message.
A life event is indicative of or requires a significant change in the ongoing life patterns of the individual.
No correlation was found between the type of stressful life event and headache duration and VAS score.
The run, held on the same day as a 10k Race for Life event at the park, was organised to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
They found that regardless of family income and structure, youths with a recent negative life event were 1.
In the paper, Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes), the authors write: "Consistent with several previous retrospective studies, this first prospective study concludes that the experience of a serious life event (reasonably indicating psychological stress) during the first 14 years of life may be a risk factor for developing type 1 diabetes.
Llinos Jones, a 19 year old university student and kidney disease sufferer from Machynlleth, is set to organise a Walk for Life event in her hometown of Machynlleth to support the Kidney Wales Foundation.