ERIC Number: EJ344990
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Stress and Medical Care Utilization: An Element of Screening Behavior.
Bailey, Eric J.
Social Behavior and Personality, v14 n1 p99-102 1986
Examined whether clients who utilized a medical facility for the first time exhibit higher stress levels than those who were frequent or non-users. Spielberger's State-Trait Anxiety Inventory measured stress in anxiety scores among 183 clients who attended a health screening service. Clients who experienced heightened anxiety levels during the screening were younger, men, lower-income, and unemployed. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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