Social Support Questionnaire – Short Form (SSQSR)

Social Support Questionnaire – Short Form (SSQSR)
Sarason‚ Sarason‚ Shearin‚ & Pierce (1987)
 
1. Whom can you really count on to be dependable when you need help?
1a.How satisfied are you with that level of support?
2. Whom can you really count on to help you feel more relaxed when you are under pressure or tense?
2a.How satisfied are you with that level of support?
3. Who accepts you totally‚ including both your worst and best points?
3a.How satisfied are you with that level of support?
4. Whom can you really count on to care about you‚ regardless of what is happening to you?
4a. How satisfied are you with that level of support?
5. Whom can you really count on to help you feel better when you are feeling generally down-in-the-dumps?
5a. How satisfied are you with that level of support?
6. Whom can you count on to console you when you are very upset?
6a.How satisfied are you with that level of support?
1 = Very Dissatisfied‚ 2 = Fairly Dissatisfied‚ 3 = A Little Dissatisfied‚ 4 = A Little Satisfied‚ 5 = Fairly Satisfied‚ 6 = Very Satisfied
 
This instrument can be found on pages 123-124 of RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION AND GENDER: DIFFERENCES IN THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN RELIGIOUSNESS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS. Available online at: http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/item/ac:174326
 

Sarason‚ I. & Shearin‚ E. (1986). The Short Form of the Social Support Questionnaire.Unpublished manuscript. University of Washington: Seattle. Cited in Sarason‚ B.‚Shearin‚ E.‚ Pierce‚ G.‚ & Sarason‚ I. (1987). Interrelations of Social Support Measures:Theoretical and Practical Implications. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology‚52(4)‚ 813-832.

 

McGowan. Joseph C. (2012). RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION AND GENDER: DIFFERENCES IN THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN RELIGIOUSNESS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS. Columbia University. http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/item/ac:174326