Social readjustment rating scale


This readjustment scale acknowledges the role of psychosocial life events in the causation of disease. The scale assigns numerical values to stressful life events which are then added up and compared against a table containing certain illnesses related to stress.

Title of Book: Holistic Nursing

Call Number: RT42 B53 (St. Pete)

Page Numbers: 157-159

Classification: Stress (Psychology), Illnesses

Subject: Illness

Author of Test: Holmes, T.H. and Rahe, R.H.

Date of Test: 1981

Resource Type: Text

Test Format: Scale