LimeSurvey Downloads
Overview Search Downloads Submit file Up
Category: Question templates
Number of Subcategories: 4
Base language: English Files: 6
Base language: German Files: 2
Base language: French Files: 0
Base language: Spanish Files: 2
Perceived Stress Scale (PSS), Swedish 10-item version Flattr this 2013-01-31 11:53 See description See description 13.04 KB Downloads: 1778

The Perceived Stress Scale, PSS, is a measure of the degree to which situations in one’s life are appraised as stressful.

Reference for the scale:

Cohen, S., & Williamson, G. (1988). Perceived stress in a probability sample of the United States. In S. Spacapan & S. Oskamp (Eds.), The social psychology of health: Claremont Symposium on applied social psychology. Newbury Park, CA: Sage

Reference for the translation:

Eskin, M. & Parr, D. (1996). Introducing a Swedish version of a instrument measuring mental stress. Reports from the Department of Psychology. Stockholm, Stockholm University.


Permission for use of scales is not necessary when use is for nonprofit academic research or nonprofit educational purposes. For other uses, please contact Ellen Conser at for instructions.


License: Free, no unauthorized distribution
Question Templates for LimeSurvey 1.50 and above
Donation Image