Health Care Climate Questionnaire
The HCCQ is a 15-item instrument used to assess patients’ perceptions of the degree to which their specific doctor or their team of health care providers is autonomy supportive.
   Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile





Sample Items


Relevant Literature:

  1. Barnack-Tavlaris, J. L., Reddy, D. M., & Ports, K. (2011). Psychological adjustment among women living with genital herpes. Journal of Health Psychology, 16(1), 12–21. doi:10.1177/1359105310367527
  2. Chan, D. K.-C., Hagger, M. S., & Spray, C. M. (2011). Treatment motivation for rehabilitation after a sport injury: Application of the trans-contextual model. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12(2), 83–92. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2010.08.005
  3. Halvari, A. E. M., Halvari, H., Bjørnebekk, G., & Deci, E. L. (2012). Motivation for Dental Home Care: Testing a Self-Determination Theory Model1. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42(1), 1–39. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2011.00867.x
  4. Lawson, M. T. (2002). Nurse practitioner and physician communication styles. Applied Nursing Research: ANR, 15(2), 60–66.
  5. Williams, G. C., & Deci, E. L. (1996). Internalization of biopsychosocial values by medical students: a test of self-determination theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70(4), 767–779.
  6. Williams, G. C., Grow, V. M., Freedman, Z. R., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (1996). Motivational predictors of weight loss and weight-loss maintenance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70(1), 115–126.
  7. Williams, G. C., McGregor, H. A., Sharp, D., Levesque, C., Kouides, R. W., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2006). Testing a self-determination theory intervention for motivating tobacco cessation: supporting autonomy and competence in a clinical trial. Health Psychology: Official Journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 25(1), 91–101. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.25.1.91