Hassles and Uplifts Scale (HUS)

The Hassles and Uplifts Scale (HUS) is a 53-item questionnaire that asks individuals to evaluate positive and negative experiences that occur in everyday life.

ITEM CODING

Each item is scored twice, once for hassle and once for uplift, on a scale from 0 to 3:

0 = none or not applicable

1 = somewhat

2 = quite a bit

3 = a great deal

SCALES

RESOURCE FILES

HUS questionnaire

REFERENCES

Kanner, A. D., Coyne, J. C., Schaefer, C., & Lazarus, R. S. (1981). Comparison of two modes of stress measurement: Daily hassles and uplifts versus major life events. Journal of behavioral medicine, 4(1), 1-39.