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Assessing Social Support: The Social Support Questionnaire.
Abstract : A measure of social support, the Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ), is described and four empirical studies employing it are described. The SSQ yields scores for (a) number of social… Expand
A Brief Measure of Social Support: Practical and Theoretical Implications
Two studies leading to the development of a short form of the Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ) are reported. In Study 1 three items selected for high correlations with the total score (SSQ3) were… Expand
General and relationship-based perceptions of social support: are two constructs better than one?
- G. Pierce, I. Sarason, B. Sarason
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of personality and social psychology
- 1 December 1991
Two hypotheses derived from a theory of perceived social support were investigated: (a) relationship-based perceptions of social support are distinct from general perceptions of support, and (b)… Expand
Assessing the Quality of Personal Relationships
We report two studies investigating the psychometric properties and construct validity of the Quality of Relationships Inventory (QRI), a self-report measure of support, conflict, and depth in… Expand
Cognitive interference: Situational determinants and traitlike characteristics.
Interrelations of social support measures: Theoretical and practical implications.
Social support: The sense of acceptance and the role of relationships.
Social support as an individual difference variable: its stability, origins, and relational aspects
Social support: Mapping the construct
Social support is a construct with multiple dimensions that can be approached at multiple levels. Findings from a variety of disciplines and recognition of its bidirectional nature can help map the… Expand