Life Events

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  • Life Events
    • Predictable events
      • Are events that are expected to happen at a particular time
      • They may have a positive or negative effect on a person's health and well-being
    • Unpredictable events
      • Are events that happen unexpected.
      • May have serious physical psychological effects on the individual
      • Effects can be positive or negative
    • Issues such as divorce or redundancy may be expected for some, but shocking to go through for others
      • Pregnancy although usually planned for can be unexpected
    • Examples of predictable life events:
      • Birth
      • Education
      • Leaving home
      • Marriage
      • Having children
      • Career
      • Retirement
    • Examples of unpredictable life events:
      • Divorce
      • Illness
      • Disability
      • Bereavement
      • Redundancy
      • Serious injury
      • Death of a partner/ family member


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