Behavior: Rating Life Changes

LIFE EVENT VALUE

Death of spouse 100

Divorce 73

Marital separation 65

Jail term 63

Death of close family member 63

Personal injury or illness 53

Marriage 50

Fired at work 47

Marital reconciliation 45

Retirement 45

Change in health of family member 44

Pregnancy 40

Sex difficulties 39

Gain of new family member 39

Change in financial state 38

Death of close friend 37

Change to different line of work 36

Change in number of arguments with spouse 35

Mortgage over $10,000 31

Foreclosure of mortgage or loan 30

Change in responsibilities at work 29

Son or daughter leaving home 29

Trouble with in-laws 29

Outstanding personal achievement 28

Wife beginning or stopping work 26

Beginning or...

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