Impact of recent life events on the health related quality of life of adolescents and youths: the role of gender and life events typologies in a follow-up study.
BACKGROUND: Most studies on the effect of life events (LEs) have been carried out in convenience samples which cannot be considered representative of the general population. In addition, recent studies have observed that gender differences in the health related quality of life (HRQoL) impact of LEs might be lower than believed. We assessed the relationship between LEs and HRQoL in a representative sample of Spanish adolescents/youths, focusing on gender differences. METHODS: Participants (n ...Expand abstract
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