Development and Evaluation of the Air Travel Stress Scale.

  title={Development and Evaluation of the Air Travel Stress Scale.},
  author={Jonathan B Bricker},
  journal={Journal of Counseling Psychology},
  • J. Bricker
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Counseling Psychology
Despite anecdotal evidence suggesting that air travel is personally demanding, little research has examined air travel stress. To address these issues, the author developed and evaluated the 1st known measure of air travel stress—the Air Travel Stress Scale—in 3 studies. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis indicated 3 components: (a) anxious reactions to adverse air travel events, (b) angry reactions to other passengers as well as an antecedent of air travel stress, and (c) the lack of… 

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