Measure stress

Questionnaires


We gathered a list of questionnaires and tasks mostly used in our laboratory to conduct our studies. Unfortunately, those questionnaires have copyrights that prevent us from publishing them on this website. However, the references provided below will permit you to easily find them either by searching by questionnaire or tasks and their authors.

This list is limited to and only presents questionnaires most frequently use in our studies. 

Environmental and psychosocial stress

  • Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (Bernstein et al., 1994)
  • Daily Stress Inventor (Brantley, Waggoner, Jones & Rappaport, 1987)
  • Job Control Questionnaire (Karasek & Theorell, 1990)
  • Perceived Stress Scale (Cohen, Kamarck & Mermelstein, 1983)
  • Positive Affect and Negative Affect Schedule (Watson, Clark & Tellegen, 1988)
  • Primary Appraisal Secondary Appraisal Scale (Gaab, Rohleder, Nater & Ehlert, 2005)
  • The Job Content Questionnaire (Karasek, Brisson, Kawakami, Houtman & Bongers, 1998)
  • Trier Inventory for the Assessment of Chronic Stress (Schulz & Schlotz, 1999)
  • Visual Analogue Mood Scales (Stern, Rosenbaum, White & Morey, 1991)
  • Effort-Reward Imbalance Questionnaire (Siegrist et al., 2007)

    Physical and mental health

    • Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, Ward, Mendelson, Mock & Erbaugh, 1961)
    • General Health Questionnaire (Goldberg, 1992)
    • Geriatric Depression Scale (Yesavage et al., 1983)
    • Maslach Burnout Inventory (Maslach & Jackson, 1981)
    • PTSD Checklist Civilian Version (Weathers, Huska & Keane, 1991).
    • Child Depression Inventory (Kovacs, 1982)
    • Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (Spielberger, Gorsuch, Lushene, Vagg, Jacobs, 1983)

    Personality traits

    • BEM Sex Role Inventory (Short Form) (Bem, 1974)
    • Neo Five-Factor Inventory (Costa &McCrae, 1992)
    • Personal Mastery Scale (Pearlin & Schooler, 1978)
    • Belief in Competence and Control (Krampen, 1991)
    • Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (Rosenberg, 1965)

    Coping strategies and network

    • Perceived Social Support Scale (Procidadano  & Heller, 1983)
    • Social Support Questionnaire (Sarason et al., 1983)
    • Multidimensional Coping Inventory (Endler & Parker, 1990)
    • Social Provisions Scale (Cutrona & Russell, 1987)

    Health behavior

    • Activities Checklist (Arbuckle, Gold, Chaikelson, Lapidus, 1994)
    • Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (Washburn, Smith, Jette & Janney, 1993)
    • Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (Buysse, Reynolds III, Monk, Berman & Kupfer, 1989)

    Cognition

    • Emotional Plausibility Task (Lupien et al., 2005)
    • Morningness Eveningness Questionnaire (Horne & Ostberg, 1976)
    • Selective Attention Task (Lupien, King, Meaney & McEwen, 2001)
    • Everyday Memory Questionnaire (Sunderland, Harris, Baddeley, 1998)

    Lifecourse and transitions

    • Index of endogenous and synthetic estrogen exposure (Lord, Duchesne, Pruessner & Lupien, 2009)
    • Life Regrets (Wrosch & Heckhausen, 2002)
    • Modified Baecke Questionnaire for Older Adults (Voorrips, Ravelli, Dongelmans, Deurenberg &Van Staveren, 1991)
    • Parental Bonding Inventory (Parker, Tupling, & Brown, 1979)
    • UCLA Loneliness Scale (Russell, 1996)
    • Wachler Physical Symptoms Checklist (Wachler, 1983)
    • Ways of Coping Checklist (Vitaliano et al., 1985)
    • Work Locus of Control (Spector, 1988)