Tag Archives: stress

Work rumination

Construct: Work rumination

Reference: Frone, M. R. (2015). Relations of Negative and Positive Work Experiences to Employee Alcohol Use: Testing the Intervening Role of Negative and Positive Work Rumination. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20, 148-160.

Provides an 8-item self-report Negative and Positive Work Rumination Scale (NAPWRS) with descriptions of positive and negative rumination behaviors.

Link to article: http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/20/2/148/

Work fatigue

Construct: Three Dimensional Work Fatigue Inventory

Reference: Frone, M. R., & Tidwell, M., -C., O. (2015). The Meaning and Measurement of Work Fatigue: Development and Evaluation of the Three-Dimensional Work Fatigue Inventory (3D-WFI). Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20, 273-288. 

Provides distinct measures of physical, mental, and emotional work fatigue. Article provides psychometric evidence and shows relationships with other variables in the nomological network.

Link to article:  http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2015-00987-001/

Burnout or Engagement

Construct: Burnout or Engagement


Source 1: Schaufeli, W. B., & Leiter, M. P. (1996). Maslach burnout inventory-general survey. The Maslach burnout inventory-test manual, 1, 19-26.


DOI: n/a


Source 2: Maslach, C., & Leiter, M. P. (2008). Early predictors of job burnout and engagement. Journal of applied psychology, 93(3), 498.


DOI: 10.1037/0021-9010.93.3.498

Stressors and strain

Construct: Stressors and strain

Source 1: Spector, P. E., & Jex, S. M. (1998). Developmental of four self-report measures of job stressors and strain: Interpersonal conflict at work scale, organizational constraints scale, quantitative workload inventory, and physical symptoms inventory. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 3, 356-367.

DOI: 10.1037/1076-8998.3.4.356

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Source 2: Caplan, R.D.; Cobb, S.; French, J.R.P.; Van Harrison, R. & Pinneau, S.R. (1980). Job demands and worker health. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research.