• Psychology, Medicine
  • Published in
    European Child & Adolescent…
    1992
  • DOI:10.1007/BF02084429

Psychosocial stressors: Concepts, causes and effects

@article{Rutter1992PsychosocialSC,
  title={Psychosocial stressors: Concepts, causes and effects},
  author={Michael L. Rutter and Seija Sandberg},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={1},
  pages={3-13}
}
Key advances in life events research included recognition of the need to differentiate events that were independent of disorder; to take the social context of events into account; to assess life events in terms of the long term threat rather than degree of life change; to determine the temporal linkage between life events and onset of psychiatric disorder; to appreciate the importance of long term difficulties as well as acute events; and to examine the role of vulnerability and protective… CONTINUE READING

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