Background: Social support is a key nursing variable. No review has yet systematically assessed the effectiveness of the personal resource questionnaire (PRQ) as a measure of perceived social support.. Purpose: This article reviewed nine previous studies that used the PRQ (Brandt & Weinert, 1981). Methods: Completed studies were identified through searches of indexes that included PubMed, the

May 09, 2018 · 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. 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. Social support is a key nursing variable. No review has yet systematically assessed the effectiveness of the personal resource questionnaire (PRQ) as a measure of perceived social support. 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. Most researchers measure social support using established tools such as the Social Support Scale, Interpersonal Support Evaluation List, and Interview Schedule for Social Interaction. The purpose of this article is to review nine completed studies that used the personal resource questionnaire (PRQ) in a variety of settings with diverse samples. 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).

May 09, 2018 · 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.

Research also suggests that social stressors that tend to be more prevalent in lower SES environments (e.g., residential crowding, fear of crime, financial strain) are associated with lower perceived support (Evans et al., 1989; Lepore et al, 1991a, b, c) and that these social stressors contribute to reductions in reported levels of social The women’s mean score on the measure of social support (PRQ-85) was 137.4, with a standard deviation of 23.1. The scores ranged from 58 to 175. Sixty percent of the women were close to someone who made them feel secure. They reported that they had someone to talk to about how they were feeling. measure them.' Variables Instruments 1. Health Family Health In-ventory (FHI) 2. Social Support Personal Re-System source Question-naire (PRQ) 'To conserve space, the psychometric features of the Family Environment Scale, Personal Resource Questionnaire and Family Interaction Schedule are not included in the narrative.

The MOS Social Support Survey 1993. Cathy D. Sherbourne, Anita Stewart. This paper describes the development and evaluation of a brief, multidimensional, self-administered, social support survey that was developed for patients in the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS), a two-year survey that was developed for patients with chronic conditions.

May 09, 2018 · 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. 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. Social support is a key nursing variable. No review has yet systematically assessed the effectiveness of the personal resource questionnaire (PRQ) as a measure of perceived social support.