Is life more difficult on mars or venus? A meta-analytic review of sex differences in major and minor life events

@article{Davis1999IsLM,
  title={Is life more difficult on mars or venus? A meta-analytic review of sex differences in major and minor life events},
  author={M C Davis and Karen A. Matthews and Elizabeth W. Twamley},
  journal={Annals of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={21},
  pages={83-97}
}
We conducted a meta-analysis of studies examining sex differences in reported levels of stress, considering the impact of: (a) the age and representativeness of sample participants, (b) whether life events were weighted or unweighted by participants for impact or severity, (c) the major versus minor nature of the stress, and (d) the life domain of the stressor. Overall, the meta-analysis of 119 studies including 83,559 participants found that females were exposed to more stress than were males… Expand
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