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.
At the same time, researchers also identified patients who had experienced a stressful life event, such as the death or severe illness of a family member, divorce, or being between jobs, as these events would increase emotional burden on patients.
Stress related disorders--conditions triggered by a significant life event or trauma--may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), say researchers writing in TheBMJ, April 10.
Scotland's biggest Race for Life event is on Sunday, May 19 at Glasgow Green.
This year the Stirling run takes place on Sunday, May 12 with other races also being held across the country; Scotland's biggest Race for Life event is on Sunday, May 19 at Glasgow Green.
Most of the 10 questionnaires reviewed included both pleasant events (e.g., vacation, new dating relationship) and unpleasant events (e.g., death of a family member, break-up with boyfriend/girlfriend) when determining the degree of adjustment needed in response to each life event. The intended purpose of the NLESS was to assess the impact of negative life events in a person's life.
Cash is often the cheapest way to pay for a major life event, if you have it.
Leesburg, FL, April 28, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Key Scales Ford, a large authorized Ford dealer, located in Leesburg, Florida announces their upcoming participation in a Relay For Life event happening on May 12th.
The LEU/VAS is a list of 51 events that measure the intensity and duration of the time necessary for adaptation to a life event and is based on the concept that any change, pleasant or unpleasant, is considered to be a stressful factor.
The CCSPSS (Liang & Hao, 2005) consists of 85 items, each of which refers to a life event. Participants first decide whether or not they have experienced the life event.