Psychometric Test:

Test Name: Perceived Stress Scale.
Acronym: PSS
Publisher: GL Assessment
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Author: Cohen, S., Kamarck, T. & Mermelstein, R.
Year: 1983
Purpose: To measure the degree to which situations in one's life are appraised as stressful.
Contents: Manual; questionnaire with full copyright permission & scoring key.
Age range: Adult
Administration time: 5-10 minutes
Qualifications: To use this test you must be, or be supervised by a Clinical Psychologist, occupational therapist or nurse. Held in 'Stress, Emotion and Life Events' in Measures in Health Psychology
Available: True
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