Stressful life events and depressive symptoms in a post-war context: which informal support makes a difference?

@article{Jawad2009StressfulLE,
  title={Stressful life events and depressive symptoms in a post-war context: which informal support makes a difference?},
  author={M. H. Jawad and A M Sibai and Monique Chaaya},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={19-32}
}
Gerontological literature utilizes the life stress paradigm to understand the impact of stress on psychological well-being, as well as the protective role that social resources play in buffering those effects; however these relationships are not well understood within various historical and social contexts. Utilizing a sample of 490 community-residing older adults in post-civil war Lebanon, this study investigates the moderating role of various social support factors in the stress-depression… CONTINUE READING