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Depression Anxiety Stress Scales -21 (DASS-21)

  Scale name: Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) Scale overview: The Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS-21) is a 21-item screening instrument for the three psychological conditions of depression, anxiety, and stress. Note : There is a 42-item version of the DASS. This post focuses on the 21-item version. Authors: Lovibond, S. H., & Lovibond, P. F. (1995) Response Type: Items are rated on a 4-point scale of frequency. 0 = Did not apply to me at all. 1= Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time. 2= Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time. 3 = Applied to me very much, or most of the time. Scale items Each of the three scales (Depression, Anxiety, Stress) has 7-items worded in the first person e.g., “I felt…” or “I experienced…” and so forth.   Reliability: Internal consistency values based on Cronbach Alpha calculations were strong for the DASS-21 (Antony et al., 1988). Depression = .94 Anxiety = .87 Stress = .9

Wilson Stress Profile for Teachers (WSPT)

  Scale name: Wilson Stress Profile for Teachers (WSPT) Scale overview: The Wilson Stress Profile for Teachers (WSPT) is a 36-item self-report inventory designed to assess the level of teachers elementary and secondary schools in nine areas.   Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement from 1 = never to 5 = very often. Subscales : The nine subscales are as listed below. 1. Student Behavior (SB) 2. Employee/ Administrator Relationships (EAR) 3. Teacher/ Teacher Relations (TTR) 4. Parent/Teacher Relationships (PTR) 5. Time Management (TM) 6. Intrapersonal Conflicts (IC) 7. Physical Symptoms of Stress (PS) 8. Psychological/ Emotional Symptoms of Stress (PES) 9. Stress Management Techniques (SM) Scale items There are 4 items in each subscale for a total of 36 items. Based on the 5-point scoring system, possible total scale scores range from 36 to 180. Sample items are listed for each subscale below. 1. Student Behavior (SB).   “I have difficu

College Student Stress Scale CSSS

  Scale name: College Student Stress Scale Scale overview: The College Student Stress Scale is an 11-item self-report assessment of college students’ response to items about distress, feeling anxious, or questioning their ability.   Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of frequency of occurrence from 1 = Never   to 5 = Very Often. Scale instructions and items For the following items, report how often each has occurred this semester using the following scale Never Rarely Sometimes Often Very Often 1 2 3 4 5   Examples (See the reference for the wording of the 11 items.) Item 1. asks about personal relationships Item 2. asks about family   Reliability: Cronbach’s alpha = .87 in a sample of 185 college students (Feldt & Koch, 2011) Validity: Findings from a follow-up study revealed strong convergent validity with the Perceived Stress Scale ( r = .80).

Parent-Child Relationship Scale CPRS Review

  Scale name: Parent-Child Relationship Scale CPRS Scale overview: The Parent-Child Relationship Scale (CPRS) is a 15-item parent self-report rating of relational conflict and closeness. Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of applicability from 1 to 5. Instructions and number terms are as follows. Each items uses the same five point scale. Please assign the following values to each response: 1 = definitely does not apply 2 = not really 3 = neutral, not sure 4 = applies somewhat 5 = definitively applies Subscales = 2     Conflict 8-items: 2, 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14     Closeness 7- items: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 15 Sample Scale items   Closeness items    I share an affectionate, warm relationship with my child.    When I praise my child, he/she beams with pride   Conflict items    My child and I always seem to be struggling with each other.    My child easily becomes angry at me. Scale statistics See Table 2 of the article below for means and standa