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  • P. Thoits, L. Hewitt
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of health and social behavior
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 June 2001)
  • Using two waves of panel data from Americans' Changing Lives (House 1995) (N = 2,681), we examine the relationships between volunteer work in the community and six aspects of personal well-being:Expand
  • P. Thoits
  • Psychology
  • 1991 (First Publication: 1 June 1991)
  • In this paper I develop and discuss the concept of «identity-relevant stressors.» Identities refer to individuals' conceptions of themselves in terms of the social roles that they enact (e.g.,Expand
  • Peggy A. Thoits
  • Psychology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 March 2011)
  • The relationship between stigmatization and the self-regard of patients/consumers with mental disorder is negative but only moderate in strength, probably because a subset of persons with mentalExpand