The survey of recent life experiences: A psychometric evaluation

  title={The survey of recent life experiences: A psychometric evaluation},
  author={Gjalt De Jong and Irma G. H. Timmerman and Paul G. M. Emmelkamp},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
Hitherto, various critics have claimed that the most commonly used measure for daily hassles is confounded with psychological well-being in both content and format. In order to circumvent such contamination, the Survey of Recent Life Experiences (SRLE) was developed by Kohn and MacDonald (1992). In the present study, the SRLE was psychometrically evaluated within a general sample of the Dutch population. Confirmatory factor analysis showed that, with the exception of one item, the original six… CONTINUE READING