Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire
The Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire is a 141-item instrument for assessing psychosocial work environment factors.

Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile

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Sample Items


Link to main document: COPSOQ
Relevant Literature:

  1. Burr, H., Albertsen, K., Rugulies, R., & Hannerz, H. (2010). Do dimensions from the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire predict vitality and mental health over and above the job strain and effort—reward imbalance models? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 38(3 suppl), 59–68. doi:10.1177/1403494809353436 
  2. Kristensen, T. S., Hannerz, H., Høgh, A., & Borg, V. (2005). The Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire–a tool for the assessment and improvement of the psychosocial work environment. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, 31(6), 438–449.  
  3. Kristensen, Tage, Smith-Hansen, Lars, & Jansen, Nicole. (n.d.). A systematic approach to the assessment of the psychological work environment and the associations with family-work conflict. In Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being (pp. 429–449).
  4. Nubling, M., Stossel, U., Hasselhorn, H.-M., Michaelis, M., & Hofmann, F. (2006). Measuring psychological stress and strain at work – Evaluation of the COPSOQ Questionnaire in Germany. GMS Psycho-Social Medicine, 3.
  5. T. S. Kristensen. (2002). A new tool for assessing psychosocial factors at work : The Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire. Newsletter of the European Trade Union Technical Bureau for Health and Safety, 19-20, 45–47.
  6. Tage S. Kristensen, M. B. (2005). The Copenhagen Burnout Inventory: A new tool for the assessment of burnout. Work and Stress – WORK STRESS, 19(3), 192–207. doi:10.1080/02678370500297720