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Treatment Perceptions Questionnaire (TPQ)

User Information

Acronym:

TPQ

Author/Developer / Address:

John Marsden, Michael Gossop, Duncan Stewart, David Best, Michael Farrell, & John Strang
National Addiction Centre/Institute of Psychiatry
Addiction Sciences Building
4, Windsor WalkLondon,
SE5 8AF, UK
J.Marsden@iop.kcl.ac.uk

Publication dates:

1998

Description / Type of Assessment:

The TPQ is 10-item questionnaire that also allows open-responses / feedback.

Primary use / Purpose:

TPQ was designed to assess client' satisfaction.

Domains measured / Life Areas / Problems Assessed:

Global satisfaction with services received.

Population:

Adults.

Administration / Completion Time:

Approximately 3 minutes.

Scoring Procedures:

A global score is obtained by summing the scores of all items.

Scoring Time:

1 minute.

Credentials/Training:

Not necessary. See instructions manual (included as a relevant study).

Source of Psychometrics:

The manual.

Languages:

English. TPQ has been translated to German, Italian, and Spanish.

Availability / Inquiries:

The authors. (See address above).

Price:

The TPQ is a public domain research instrument and may be used free of charge for not-for-profit applications. Users are asked to cite the following reference when using the instrument:
MARSDEN, J., BACCHUS, L., STEWART, D. GRIFFITHS, P. CLARKE, K., GOSSOP, M. & STRANG, J. (1998) The Treatment Perceptions Questionnaire (TPQ): A brief questionnaire for assessing service satisfaction (unpublished manuscript). London: National Addiction Centre.

Practicability / usefulness:

The TPQ has been recently developed and it is being submitted to validation in several European countries. It can be used as a research instrument in assessing client's satisfaction.

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