Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) Amna Tahira, Urdu

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Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) Amna Tahira, Urdu

Primary use / Purpose:

Measures the degree to which situations in one’s life are appraised as stressful

Background:

Potentially stressful life events are thought to increase the risk for disease when one perceives that the demands these events impose a tax or exceed a person’s adaptive capacity (Lazarus & Folkman, 1984). In turn, the perception of stress may influence the pathogenesis of physical disease by causing negative affective states (e.g., feelings of anxiety and depression), which then exert direct effects on physiological processes or behavioral patterns that influence disease risk (Cohen, Janicki-Deverts, & Miller, 2007). The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) measures psychological stress associated with sex, age, education, income, employment status, and a number of other demographics.  measures psychological stress associated with   mm

Psychometrics:

The PSS showed adequate reliability and, as predicted, was correlated with life-event scores, depressive and physical symptomology, utilization of health services, and social anxiety. For full psychometrics see Cohen, S., Kamarck, T., & Mermelstein, R. (1983). A global measure of perceived stress. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 24, 385-396.

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Urdu Version

Translation by (and thanks to) Amna Tahira and Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar (Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.). Prof. Dr. Kausar may be contacted at [email protected].

This translation has not been pre-tested by our laboratory; nor are we aware of its psychometric properties.

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