[Positive life events and mood disorders: longitudinal evidence for a chaotic life-course hypothesis].

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BACKGROUND In psychiatric research it is often assumed that detrimental effects of negative life events on mental health can be buffered by a number of positive life events. However, there is no convincing empirical evidence that this assumption is correct; it can even be argued that positive life events act as additional stressors rather than as buffers… (More)

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@article{Overbeek2011PositiveLE, title={[Positive life events and mood disorders: longitudinal evidence for a chaotic life-course hypothesis].}, author={Geertjan Overbeek and Ad A. Vermulst and Rob de Graaf and Marieke Ten Have and R. Engels and Ron. H. J. Scholte}, journal={Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie}, year={2011}, volume={53 6}, pages={321-32} }