Stressful life events and the onset of chronic diseases among Australian adults: findings from a longitudinal survey

Andre Renzaho, Brendan Houng, John Charles Oldroyd, Jan Nicholson, Fabrizio D'Esposito, Brian Federick Oldenburg

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Independent of personal characteristics and key health measures (body mass index, hypertension and disability), these findings suggest that work-related, personal and family-related stressful life events contribute to the development and/or course of chronic diseases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-62
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Public Health
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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