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PAFSPhoenix American Financial Services (San Rafael, CA)
PAFSPopulation-Adjusted Frequencies of Sensitization
PAFSPension Annuity Friendly Society (est. 1995; now Partnership Assurance; UK)
PAFSPublic Assistance Food Stamps (state benefits)
PAFSPredictive Analysis Flagging System
PAFSPublications of the American Folklore Society (book series)
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A major obstacle in achieving PAFS involves terminating the intergenerational hierarchical boundary between adults and their parents.
Research related to PAFS has suggested that intergenerational family processes may influence family members' health and physical stress symptoms (Harvey & Bray, 1991); psychological distress (Harvey et al.
In general, it would be assumed that in achieving PAFS, women would tend to have greater difficulty in defining themselves in the presence of parents, whereas men would tend to struggle more with developing interdependency and healthy attachments with parents [Walsh, 1991).
PAFS chief executive Chris Rostron said: 'When the society was formed six years ago the market for impaired life annuities was tiny.
The long-term care finance market in the UK is currently worth about pounds 60 million, but the entire care sector is worth about pounds 4 billion a year, which shows there is a huge disparity between costs and the provisions taken to meet them,' said PAFS marketing manager Ben Nightingale.