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A Japanese version of the Perceived Stress Scale: cross-cultural translation and equivalence assessment

Chizu Mimura12 and Peter Griffiths3*

Author Affiliations

1 Visiting Research Associate, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London, UK

2 5th Floor Housei Dai-ichi Building, 1-20-10 Sigamo, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan

3 National Nursing Research Unit, King's College London, James Clerk Maxwell building, Waterloo Road, London, UK

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BMC Psychiatry 2008, 8:85  doi:10.1186/1471-244X-8-85

Published: 30 September 2008

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The original version of the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS)

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The Japanese version of the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-J)

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