The MOS social support survey.

@article{Sherbourne1991TheMS,
  title={The MOS social support survey.},
  author={C. Sherbourne and A. Stewart},
  journal={Social science \& medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={
          705-14
        }
}
This paper describes the development and evaluation of a brief, multidimensional, self-administered, social support survey that was developed for patients in the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS), a two-year study of patients with chronic conditions. [...] Key Result Multitrait scaling analyses supported the dimensionality of four functional support scales (emotional/informational, tangible, affectionate, and positive social interaction) and the construction of an overall functional social support index. These…Expand

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