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Cohen, S., & Janicki-Deverts, D. (2012). Who's stressed? Distributions of psychological stress in the United States in probability samples from 1983, 2006, and 2009. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 1320-1334. Link to full-text (pdf)
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Janicki-Deverts, D., Zilles, K., Cohen, S., & Baum, A. (2006). Can a 15-hour (overnight) urinary catecholamine measure substitute for a 24-hour measure? Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research,11, 69-78. Link to full-text (pdf)

Scheier, M. F., Wrosch, C., Baum, A., Cohen, S., Martire, L. M., Matthews, K. A., Schulz, R., & Zdaniuk, B. (2006). The Life Engagement Test: Assessing purpose in life. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 29, 291-298. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., Underwood, L., & Gottlieb, B (Eds.) (2000).  Measuring and intervening in social support.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Herbert, T. B., & Cohen, S.  (1996).  Measurement issues in research on psychological stress.  In H. B. Kaplan (Ed.), Psychosocial stress: Perspectives on structure, theory, life course, and methods.  New York: Academic Press. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., Kessler, R. C., & Underwood Gordon, L. (1995).  Strategies for measuring stress in studies of psychiatric and physical disorder.  In S. Cohen, R. C. Kessler, &  L. Underwood Gordon (Eds.), Measuring stress: A guide for health and social scientists.  New York: Oxford University Press. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., & Williamson, G. (1988).  Perceived stress in a probability sample of the United States.  In S. Spacapan & S. Oskamp  (Eds.), The social psychology of health:  Claremont Symposium on applied social psychology.  Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S.  (1986). Contrasting the hassle scale and the perceived stress scale. American Psychologist, 41, 716-719 (comment). Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., Mermelstein, R., Kamarck, T., & Hoberman, H. (1985).  Measuring the functional components of social support.  In I. G. Sarason &  B. R. Sarason (Eds.), Social support: Theory, research and application.  The Hague, Holland: Martinus Nijhoff. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., & Hoberman, H. (1983).  Positive events and social supports as  buffers of life change stress.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology,  13, 99-125. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., Kamarck, T., & Mermelstein, R. (1983). A global measure of  perceived stress.  Journal of Health and Social Behavior,  24, 385-396. Link to full-text (pdf)