Everyday problems and life change events: ongoing versus acute sources of stress.

@article{Burks1985EverydayPA,
  title={Everyday problems and life change events: ongoing versus acute sources of stress.},
  author={N Burks and Beth Martin},
  journal={Journal of human stress},
  year={1985},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          27-35
        }
}
Research on the relationship between life stress and illness has focused largely on stress caused by change. The present study examines a relatively neglected source of stress: everyday problems, defined as ongoing, often chronic situations, which are stressful for a substantial period of time. An inventory of everyday problems was developed, designed to minimize as much as possible potential confounds present in earlier work. It was administered to 281 undergraduate women along with a life… CONTINUE READING
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