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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 socialExpand
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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) wereExpand
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General and relationship-based perceptions of social support: are two constructs better than one?
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
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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 inExpand
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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 theExpand
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Social support: An interactional view.
DEFINING AND ASSESSING SOCIAL SUPPORT: Traditional Views of Social Support and Their Impact on Assessment Social Support in Young Children: Measurement, Structure and Bahavioral Impact SOCIAL SUPPORTExpand
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