Stressed??

HOLMES-RAHE STRESS TEST
In the past 12 months, which of these have happened to you?
 

EVENT
VALUE
SCORE
EVENT
VALUE
SCORE
Death of a spouse 100   Son or daughter leaving home  29  
Divorce  73   Trouble with in-laws  29  
Marital separation  65   Outstanding personal achievement  28  
Jail term  63   Spouse begins or starts work  26  
Death of close family member  63   Starting or finishing school  26  
Personal injury or illness  53   Change in living conditions  25  
Marriage  50   Revision of personal habits  24  
Fired from work  47   Trouble with boss  23  
Marital reconciliation  45   Change in work hours, conditions  20  
Retirement  45   Change in residence  20  
Change in family member’s health  44   Change in schools  20  
Pregnancy  40   Change in recreational habits  19  
Sex difficulties  39   Change in church activities  19  
Addition to family  39   Change in social activities  18  
Business readjustment  39   Mortgage or loan under $10,000  18  
Change in financial status  38   Change in sleeping habits  16  
Death of close friend  37   Change in number of family gatherings  15  
Change in number of marital arguments  35   Change in eating habits  15  
Mortgage or loan over $10,000  31   Vacation  13  
Foreclosure of mortgage or loan  30   Christmas season  12  
Change in work responsibilities  29   Minor violation of the law  11  
TOTAL  

Taken from:  “The Social Readjustment Rating Scale”
                      Journal of Psychosomatic Research, II (1967), pp. 213-218

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