Psychology of computer use: XXIX. Measuring computer users' stress: The Computer Hassles Scale

Hudiburg, Richard A.; Brown, Sara R.
December 1993
Psychological Reports;Dec93, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p923
Academic Journal
Investigates computer users' stress for a sample of individuals working in a business environment. Gender differences in computer users' stress; Correlation between somatic complaints and computer hassles; Validation of Computer Hassles Scale; More `computerphobia' for women; Complex relationships among various components of stress.


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