Spirituality Perspective Scale (SPS)
King and Hunt's ‚ 1975
Developed and Revised by Reed (1986‚ 1987)
1. In talking with your family or friends‚ how often do you mention spiritual matters?
2. How often do you share with others the problems and joys of living according to your spiritual beliefs?
3. How often do you read spiritually-related material?
4. How often do you engage in private prayer or meditation?
5. Forgiveness is an important part of my spirituality.
6. I seek spiritual guidance in making decisions in my everyday life.
7. My spirituality is a significant part of my life.
8. I frequently feel very close to God or a “higher power” in prayer‚ during public worship or at important moments in my daily life.
9. My spiritual views have had an influence upon my life.
10. My spirituality is especially important to me because it answers many questions about the meaning of life.
If possible‚ please describe how you define spirituality on the back of this page‚ or provide any other comments you feel are important for the researcher to know about.
This instrument can be found on pages 210-211 of “INTERDEPENDENCE OF SPIRITUALITY AND WELL-BEING AMONG KOREAN ELDERS AND FAMILY CAREGIVERS”. Available online at: https://www.nursing.arizona.edu/Library/081_Kim_Suk-Sun.pdf
Items 1 to 4
1=Not at all‚ 2=Less than once a year‚ 3=About once a year‚ 4=About once a month‚ 5=About once a week‚ 6=About once a day
Items 5 to 10
1=Strongly Disagree‚ 2= Disagree‚ 3=Disagree more than agree‚ 4=Agree more than disagree‚ 5=Agree‚ 6=Strongly Agree
King‚ M. B. & Hunt‚ R. A. (1975). Measuring the religious variable: National replication. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion‚ 14‚ 13-22.
Reed‚ P. G. (1986a). Developmental resources and depression in the elderly: A longitudinal study. Nursing Research‚ 35(2)‚ 368-374.
Reed‚ P. G. (1986b). - Religiousness among terminally ill and healthy adults. Research in Nursing and Health‚ 9(1)‚ 35-41.
Reed‚ P. G. (1987). Spirituality and well-being in terminally hospitalized adults. Research in Nursing & Health. 10(5)‚ 335-344.
Suk-Sun Kim. (2008). INTERDEPENDENCE OF SPIRITUALITY AND WELL-BEING AMONG KOREAN ELDERS AND FAMILY CAREGIVERS. THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA .Phd Thesis.