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Development of a Stress Questionnaire: A Tool for Diagnosing Mental Stress


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Stress and its relation with health, behavioral and environmental factors are known today. The stress questionnaire is a scientific screening instrument to understand individual’s causes of stress in different parts of life e.g. in the work place and at home. The 38-item stress questionnaire (SQ) is developed to assess the appraisal of stress personally experienced in a patient’s life. This questionnaire cannot diagnose any illness or psychological disorder. However it can be a helpful tool for developing the individual stress management plan by assessing data about the current demands of individual’s life and work.


author = {Shahina Begum and Mobyen Uddin Ahmed and Bo von Sch{\'e}ele and Erik Olsson and Peter Funk},
title = {Development of a Stress Questionnaire: A Tool for Diagnosing Mental Stress},
month = {June},
year = {2010},
url = {}