Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS)

Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS)

DESCRIPTION

The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) is a self-report measure of subjectively assessed social support.  This 12-item instrument uses a 5-point Likert scale.  It also has 3 subscales: significant other, family, and friends.

The linked article includes the MSPSS itself as well as its documentation, including its development, validity tests, and reliability tests.

Authors provide instrument validity and/or reliability information.

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