Swedish Demand-Control -Support Questionnaire (DCSQ)

Psychological demands
·         Does your job require you to work very fast?
·         Does your job require you to work very hard?
·         Does your job require too great a work effort?
·         Do you have sufficient time for all your work tasks?
·         Do conflicting demands often occur in your work?
Decision latitude
·         Do you have the opportunity to learn new things in your work?
·         Does your job require creativity?
·         Does your job require doing the same tasks over and over again?
·         Do you have the possibility to decide for yourself how to carry out your work?
·         Do you have the possibility to decide for yourself what should be done in your work?
Social support
·         There is a quiet and pleasant atmosphere at my place of work
·         There is good collegiality at work
·         My co-workers (colleagues) are there for me (support me)
·         People at work understand that I may have a ‘‘bad’’ day
·         I get along well with my supervisors
·         I get along well with my co-workers
Job demands‚ Decision latitude‚ Social support
‘often’‚ ‘sometimes’‚ ‘occasionally’‚ and ‘never or hardly’

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Sanne‚ B.‚ Torp‚ S.‚ Mykletun‚ A.‚ and Dahl‚ A.A. (2005). The Swedish Demand-Control-Support Questionnaire (DCSQ): Factor structure‚ item analysis and internal consistency in a large population. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health‚ 33‚ 166-174.