Validation of the Greek Version of the “Job Stress Measure”


The aim of the present study is the validation of the “Job Stress Measure” in the Greek population. “Job Stress Measure” along with ASSET scale was finally distributed to 238 individuals, working in public and private organizations. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of the “Job Stress Measure scale” was found to be 0.868. Three main circumstantial factors explain the 55% of the variance of the phenomenon: a) characteristics of work, b) clarity of objectives and c) without specific concept. The study showed positive correlation between stress and workload, job insecurity and difficulties in working relationships, physical and mental condition, communication and beliefs about work. Conclusively the “Job Stress Measure” can be used as a reliable validated tool for measuring job stress in the Greek population.

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Sakketou, A. , Galanakis, M. , Varvogli, L. , Chrousos, G. & Darviri, C. (2014). Validation of the Greek Version of the “Job Stress Measure”. Psychology, 5, 1527-1535. doi: 10.4236/psych.2014.513163.

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