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Medical Term:

Schedule of Recent Events

Pronunciation: sked'yul re'sent e-vents'


Based on work by Holmes and Rahe, significant recent life events are assigned a numeric value of life change units as a measurement of life stress; the higher score indicates a greater impact on the affected patient.

See Also: Rahe-Holmes social readjustment rating scale, Recent Life Changes Questionnaire, stress, stressors

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