ERIC Number: EJ321962
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
The Social Readjustment Value of Becoming a Nursing Home Resident.
Gordon, George K.
Gerontologist, v25 n4 p398-402 Aug 1985
Summarizes validation of a standardized measure of the perceived stressfulness of becoming a nursing home resident derived through adaptation of the Holmes and Rahe scaling procedure for research on stressful life events. Preliminary findings suggest the measure is well adapted for comparing perceptions in specific groups within American society. (Author/NRB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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