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SocialReadjustment Rating Scale (SRRS)

a rating scale, devised by Holmesand Rahe, that scoresimportant life events and life changes according to their psychological impact and degree of adjustment required.Higher scores on the SRRS indicate a higher risk of stress-related illhealth..

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.