Adaptation of the Job Stress Survey (JSS) in Romania: Implications of occupational stress occurrences in Romania

Dragoş Iliescu, Raluca Livinţi, Horia D. Pitariu


The paper discusses the cultural adaptation of the Job Stress Survey in Romania, describing the translation and adaptation process, the structure of the Romanian normative sample and the psychometric characteristics of the Romanian form of the measure. Also, conclusions drawn are discussed regarding implications of the normative sample, in terms of comparisons between certain criterion groups contained in the normative sample, as well as in terms of comparisons of the Romanian and US data regarding the experience of occupational stress.


occupational stress;cultural adaptation;Job Stress Survey


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