The aims of this paper were to explore and contrast the 2-factor model proposed for the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-14), to calculate the internal consistency of its 14 items and 2 factors, and to estimate the level of perceived stress in the population of 350 members of Nuevo Leon College of Dentists. Questions about socio-demographic information and professional practice and the PSS-14 were applied to a probability sample of 140 participants. The number of factors was two following Horn’s criterion. The 2-factor model (positively and negatively keyed items), with item 12 shared by both factors, showed a close fit to the data. The internal consistency of the 14 items was high (α =.79). The distribution of the PSS-14 total score was positively skewed. It is concluded that the PSS-14 is valid in this population, and the average of perceived stress is low.
|Title of host publication||Validacion de la Escala de Estres Percibido (PSS-14) en la poblacion de dentistas colegiados de Monterrey.|
|Place of Publication||de la Rubia, Jose Moral: Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, c/Dr. Carlos Canseco 110, Col. Mitras Centro, Nuevo Leon, Montertey, Mexico, C.P. 64460, email@example.com|
|Publisher||Sociedad Espanola para el Estudio de la Ansiedad y el Estres|
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Name||Ansiedad y Estres|
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Psychology
- Applied Psychology
- Psychiatry and Mental health