عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: The present study aimed to standardize and evaluate the validity of the Barnett and Fanshav’s High School Stress Scale (HSSS) (1997). Method:This research was descriptive-survey in terms of method and was considered in the field of developmental research in terms of purpose. To perform the research, high school stress scale was carried out on 445 high school students, and Goldberg and Hiller’s general health questionnaire (1979) was administered to 150 male and female high school students who were selected through multistage cluster sampling. In order to determine the factorial validity, factor analysis was used and to verify the internal consistency,Cronbach Alpha Coefficient was used. Results: The results showed that the test consists of nine subscales. Subscales consists of stress education including teaching methods, teacher-student relations, the workload of school, vulnerabilityfeelings, personal organizing, school environment, achieving independence, anxiety about the future, and communication with parents.To check the convergent validity, General Health Questionnaire was used. The results showed the convergent validity fortwo tests. Conclusion: Overall, the results showed that the High School Stress Scale is a valid and reliable tool for measuring high school students' stress.