Friendship Quality Questionnaire (FQQ)

The Friendship Quality Questionnaire (FQQ) is a 40-item self report measure of the quality of a child's best friendship. The FQQ is comprised of 6 subscales; validation and caring, conflict resolution, conflict and betrayal, help and guidance, companionship and recreation, and intimate exchange.

Content

Domains
Social Awareness,
Relationship Skills,
Responsible Decision Making
Subdomain

Validation and caring, Conflict resolution, Conflict and betrayal, Help and guidance, Companionship and recreation, Intimate exchange

Grades
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade
Languages
English
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
40 items
Administration
Paper
Timed
No

Access and Use

Price

Free

Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Baker, J. R., & Hudson, J. L. (2013). Friendship quality predicts treatment outcome in children with anxiety disorders. Behavior Research & Therapy, 53, 31-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2012.10.005

Crawford, A. M., & Manassis, K. (2011). Anxiety, social skills, friendship quality, and peer victimization: An integrated model. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25(7), 924-931. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2011.05.005

Aoyama, I., Saxon, T. F., & Fearon, D. D. (2011). Internalizing problems among cyberbullying victims and moderator effects of friendship quality. Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 5(2), 92-105. DOI 10.1108/17504971111142637

Fordham, K. & Stevenson-Hinde, J. (1999). Shyness, friendship quality, and adjustment during middle childhood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 40(5), 757-768. https://doi.org/10.1111/1469-7610.00491

White, F. A. et al. (2009). Adolescent racial prejudice development: The role of friendship quality and interracial contact. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 33, 524–534. doi:10.1016/j.ijintrel.2009.06.008

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Psychometric References

Parker, J. G., & Asher, S. R. (1993). Friendship and friendship quality in middle childhood: Links with peer group acceptance and feelings of loneliness and social dissatisfaction. Developemental Psychology 29(4), 611-621. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.29.4.611

Item Type
Likert