Background: Although the Personal Resource Questionnaire (PRQ 85-Part 2) has been widely used to measure perceived level of social support, results of psychometric evaluation of the measure with a Korean population are not currently available in the literature.

Description of Measure: Social support--or perceptions of help received from others--is widely studied as a psychological resource used to cope with stress. While there are many instruments available for measuring this construct, perceived social support of caregivers, we recommend a brief measure from the work of Krause (1995) and Krause and Borawski-Clark (1995). The PRQ is a two part measure of social support. Part 1 consists of life situations in which one might be expected to need some assistance. It provides descriptive information about the person's resources, whether or not they have experienced the situation in the past 6 months, and their satisfaction with these resources. Nov 01, 1994 · Brandt P, Weinert C. The PRQ social support measure. Nursing Res 1981;30:277-280. 2. Norbeck ]S, Lindsey AM, Carrieri VL. The development of an instrument to measure social support. Nursing Res 1981:264-269. 3. Procidano ME, Heller K. Measures of perceived social support from friends and family: Three validation studies. Am J Comm Psych 11;1983 Social support research has been hampered by a lack of clarity both in the definitions of social support and in the conceptualization of its effects on health outcomes. The present study compared social network size and three types of perceived social support—tangible, emotional, and informational —in relation to

Methods: This was a quantitative descriptive design that used a 28-item questionnaire to measure social support needs and formal and informal support networks in the context of infant care practices. A convenience sample of 135 first-time mothers was recruited; 74% ( n = 99) completed questionnaires at 6 weeks after birth.

The Personal Resource Questionnaire (PRQ) was developed in 1981 to measure situational and perceived social support. This article presents the history of its development and the latest psychometric evaluation of the tool. Nurturance subscale items were rewritten to reflect a broader context of behav Even a cursory review of the literature indicates that numerous instruments have been designed to measure the concept of social support and to assess the social network. The Personal Resource Questionnaire (PRQ) developed by Brandt and Weinert (1981) is no exception to this pattern.

The PRQ--a social support measure. Brandt PA, Weinert C. The Personal Resource Questionnaire (PRQ) is a two-part measure of the multidimensional characteristics of social support. Part one provides descriptive information about the person's resources, the satisfaction with these resources, and whether or not there is a confidant.

A guide for the measurement of social capital at any level in any context. There is almost universal agreement that social capital is difficult to measure with a high degree of validity. Demand for relevant empirical measures has continued to outstrip supply. You have likely found this article because you are looking for (and not […] The Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ) is a quantitative, psychometrically sound survey questionnaire intended to measure social support and satisfaction with said social support from the perspective of the interviewee. Abstract. Background. Family functioning has been implicated in the onset of child and adult psychopathology. Various measures exist for assessing constructs in the areas of parent–child relationships, parental practices and discipline, parental beliefs, marital quality, global family functioning and situation-specific measures. Dec 08, 2016 · Measuring Outcomes to Improve Social Services . Funders can support positive change by backing proven, replicable interventions and new measurement tools that help draw the connection between services offered and results achieved. social capital and mental health (e.g., Carlson & Chamberlain, 2003), it may be due to the level in which social capital was measured. In fact, one of the most common areas of contention within the literature is the level at which to measure social capital. In the past it has been measured at the Social Support. The purpose of some investigations is to explore how different types of social support that are provided by network members impact health. There has been widespread interest in social support. This section provides some examples of instruments used to measure different dimensions of social support. between social support and functional independence following hip fracture. A descriptive correlational design was used with a convenience sample of 29 women age 65 and older. The Personal Resource Questionnaire was used to measure social support and the Functional Independence Measure was used to measure locomotion as an aspect of physical