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Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) « Social « Surveys/Scales « Downloads

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Date postedJanuary 31, 2012
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CategoriesSocial, Surveys/Scales, Life Outcomes

Description

Background:
The following instrument is based on the premise that good and bad events in one’s life can increase stress levels and make one more susceptible to illness and mental health problems (Holmes & Rahe, 1967).

Developers:
Thomas H. Holmes and Richard H. Rahe

Copyright:
Publisher: Pergamon Press

References:
Holmes, T.H. & Rahe, R.H. (1967). The social readjustment rating scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 11, 213-218.

Horowitz, M., Schaefer, C., Hiroto, D., Wilner, N., and Levin, B. (1977). Life Event Questionnaires for Measuring Presumptive Stress. Psychosomatic Medicine 39(6): 413-431.

Reliability:
For test-retest reliability, see Horowitz et al., 1977