The MOS social support survey.

@article{Sherbourne1991TheMS,
  title={The MOS social support survey.},
  author={Cathy Donald Sherbourne and Anita L. 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. This survey was designed to be comprehensive in terms of recent thinking about the various dimensions of social support. In addition, it was designed to be distinct from other related measures. We present a summary of the major conceptual issues… CONTINUE READING
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