Duke-UNC Functional Social Support Questionnaire (DUFSS)

I get . . .
1. people who care what happens to me
2. love and affection
3. chances to talk to someone about problems at work or with my housework
4. chances to talk to someone I trust about my personal and family problems
5. chances to talk about money matters
6. invitations to go out and do things with other people
7. useful advice about important things in life
8. help when I’m sick in bed
As much as I would like ____________________ Much less than I would like

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Broadhead‚ W.E.‚ Gehlbach‚ S.H.‚ de Gruy‚ F.V..‚ Kaplan‚ B. H. (1989). Functional versus structural social support and health care utilization in a family medicine outpatient practice. Medical Care‚ 27(2):221–233.

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