Stress in General Scale

1. Demanding
2. Hectic
3. Calm
4. Relaxed
5. Many things stressful
6. Pushed
7. Pressured
8. Irritating
9. Under control
10. Nerve-wracking
11. Hassled
12. Comfortable
13. More stressful than I’d like
14. Smooth-running
15. Overwhelming
Pressure (0.88)‚ Threat (0.82) and Total (0.91)
1=never‚ 2=rarely‚ 3=sometimes‚ 4=often‚ 5=all of the time
The original scale utilizes three response options: “yes” (coded as 3 points)‚ “no” (coded as 0 points)‚ and “I can’t decide” (coded as 1.5 points)

Stanton‚ J. M.‚ Balzer‚ W. K.‚ Smith‚ P. C.‚ Parra‚ L. F.‚ & Ironson‚ G. (2001). A general measure of work stress: The Stress in General scale. Educational and Psychological Measurement‚ 61‚ 866–888.

Lipka‚ Phillip‚ “Sexual Minorities in the Workplace: An Examination of Individual Differences That Affect Responses to Workplace Heterosexism” (2010). All Dissertations. Paper 539.