Life events, coping, stress, and depressive symptomatology.

  title={Life events, coping, stress, and depressive symptomatology.},
  author={George J. Warheit},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={136 4B},
The author presents data on the relationships between life events, coping resources, and depressive symptomatology. A probability sample (N = 517) was interviewed three years apart. Respondents with high life-event scores had significantly more depressive symptomatology than those with low scores. Those with personal, familial, and interpersonal resources had significantly less depressive symptomatology than those without such resources in both the low- and high-life-event groups. The best… CONTINUE READING