Representing Stress

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Type Standard / Implementation Specification Standards Process Maturity Implementation Maturity Adoption Level Federally required Cost Test Tool Availability
Standard
Final
Production
Rating 1
Yes
Free
N/A
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  • A single-question stress measure primarily tested in Scandinavian populations is part of the Occupational Stress Questionnaire™ (Q41) developed by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health is best suited for this interoperability need.
  • See LOINC projects in the Interoperability Proving Ground.

Occupational Stress Questionnaire™ Q41 LOINC® code 76542-0

LOINC® answer list LL3267-3

Comment

LOINC cited is insufficient

76542-0 is stated to be Occupational Stress Questionnaire.  Stress has multiple causes, Occupational, Personal, etc.  This needs exploration and better difinition 
 

76542-0

Do you feel stress - tense, restless, nervous, or anxious, or unable to sleep at night because your mind is troubled all the time - these days [OSQ]

supplemental LONIC suggestion 

66578-6

Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good [HRQOL]