Dimensions of life stress in psychiatric patients.

  title={Dimensions of life stress in psychiatric patients.},
  author={Paul A. Pilkonis and Stanley D Imber and P Rubinsky},
  journal={Journal of human stress},
  volume={11 1},
A combined checklist and interview methodology was developed to assess the occurrence of life events among psychiatric patients. In addition to identifying events, patients were asked to rate them on 11 dimensions assumed to be important in mediating the impact of life stress. A factor analysis of ratings of 479 events from 64 patients, yielded three… CONTINUE READING