Life Changes and Health in Two Drug Treatment Modalities

  • Marcia Andersen


Change is an integral part of life; researchers in the health sciences have found relationships between the occurrence of life changes (measured in different ways) and:

onset of physical illness (Rahe and Arthur, 1968)

onset of mental illness (Paykel et al., 1969)

perceived severity of illness (Andersen and Pleticha, 1974)

occurrence of traffic accidents (Seltzer, 1975)


Stressful Life Event Life Change Therapeutic Community Future Shock Clean Urine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcia Andersen
    • 1
  1. 1.National Women’s Drug Research Coordinating ProjectUSA

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