Urban Hassles as Chronic Stressors and Adolescent Mental Health : The Urban Hassles Index

  title={Urban Hassles as Chronic Stressors and Adolescent Mental Health : The Urban Hassles Index},
  author={David F. Miller and Aloen L Townsend},
This paper discusses the continued development, theoretical framework, and utility of the Urban Hassles Index (UHI), which was designed to measure stressors affecting adolescents in the urban environment. These stressors are chronic and differ in context and content from the more acute life events that are usually measured in adolescent stressor indices. This paper highlights factor analysis results of the UHI and the conceptualization of the dimensions of the index. The UHI’s utility as a… CONTINUE READING

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