Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in youth.

@article{Bruwer2008PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in youth.},
  author={Belinda R Bruwer and Robin Alexander Emsley and Martin Kidd and Christine Lochner and Soraya Seedat},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={195-201}
}
INTRODUCTION There is increasing awareness of the contribution of perceived social support (PSS) to emotional and physical well-being. Numerous scales measuring PSS have been developed, including the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS). The psychometric properties of the MSPSS have been demonstrated in diverse samples, although its reproducibility in the South African youth has not yet been investigated. METHODS This study aimed to investigate the psychometric… CONTINUE READING