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SBUSB Scales for the Assessment of Subjective Occupational Stress and Dissatisfaction

G. Weyer, V. Hodapp & B. Kirkcaldy
Neuro
Traffic
Sport
HR

Application

Assesses subjective stress in the workplace.
The test does not explore the respondent’s current emotional state but asks about recurring triggers of stress. The scales for assessment of subjective stress attempt to elicit an exact description of various environments in the areas that are perceived as stressful. The test is used in personnel psychology and clinical neuropsychology.

Administration

Respondents state whether various statements apply to them.
Answers can be corrected once and statements can be skipped.

Test forms

One test form.

Scoring

The following main variables are scored:

  • Workload: Measure of subjectively experienced professional workload.
  • Dissatisfaction with work: The level of subjectively experienced dissatisfaction with work.
  • Stressful working atmosphere: The level of stress associated with colleagues in the workplace that is experienced.
  • Insufficient recovery: Measure of the respondent’s recovery ability.

Scoring elements

Table
Profile
Working time
Confidence interval
Profile analysis
Test protocol
Item analysis protocol
Progress chart
Special diagrammatic representation of results
Personalized Word report

Test type

Special Personality Tests

Test information

adaptive
modular
language-free item material
parallel test form
conforms to the Rasch-model
additional device required
high level of test security
wide norm spectrum
test form available for online presentation - open mode
links to CogniPlus
supervisor-supported testing

Languages

Chinese (traditional)
Dutch
English
German
Portuguese
Romanian
Turkish

Duration

approx. 5–10 minutes if all subtests are presented

Age

Norms for ages 18+.

Special features

Special norms available for various occupational groups.