International Network

Validation studies

A strength of COPSOQ is that it‘s been tested in many countries all over the world. These validation studies show the questionnaire‘s capacity and usability in the local context. You can find results of these studies on this page so far as they have been published.

International

The Third Version of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.shaw.2019.10.002

Important is: The international paper tests the international middle version, which share the same set of core items with all the national versions available. BUT: The national validation studies are still the valid ones for each country.

National validation studies

Argentina

Validación de un cuestionario de riesgos psicosociales en población trabajadora argentina (COPSOQII-ISTAS21)

Australia

Validating the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ-II) using set-ESEM: Identifying psychosocial risk factors in a sample of school principals.

Belgium

BETROUWBAARHEID EN VALIDITEIT VAN COPSOQ III - DE DERDE COPENHAGEN PSYCHOSOCIAL QUESTIONNAIRE UITGEVOERD IN ZORGINSTELLINGEN IN VLAANDEREN

Canada

Dissecting the effect of workplace exposures on workers’ rating of psychological health and safety

Chile

Validación de un cuestionario para evaluar riesgos psicosociales en el ambiente laboral en Chile

Adaptación y análisis psicométrico de un cuestionario para evaluar riesgos psicosociales en el trabajo en Chile: verisión media del CoPsoQ

China

Psychometric Properties of the Chinese Version of Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire

Denmark

The Copenhagen Psychosocil Questionnaire - a tool for the assessment and improvement of the psychosocial work environment

Egypt

Validation of the Arabic Version of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire II (A-COPSOQ II) among Workers in Oil and Gas Industrial Sector

France

Psychosocial risk assessment : French validation of the Copenhagen Psychosocial (COPSOQ) Questionnaire

Le COPSOQ : un nouveau questionnaire français d’évaluation des risques psychosociaux

Germany

Measuring psychological stress and strain at work: Evaluation of the COPSOQ Questionnaire in Germany

Methoden zur Erfassung psychischer Belastungen

COPSOQ III in Germany: validation of a standard instrument to measure psychosocial factors at work

Hungary

A Koppenhágai Kérdőív a Munkahelyi Pszichoszociális Tényezőkről II (COPSOQ II) magyar verziójának pszichometriai jellemzői

Quantifying multiple work-related psychosocial risk factors: Proposal for a composite indicator based on the COPSOQ II.

Iran

Measuring psychosocial exposures: validation of the Persian of the copenhagen psychosocial questionnaire (COPSOQ)

Adaptation of Questionnaire Measuring Working Conditions and Health Problems Among Iranian Nursing Personnel

Malaysia

Malay Validation of Copenhagen Psychosocial Work Environment Questionnaire in Context of Second Generation Statistical Techniques

Netherlands

Using health and safety monitoring routines to enhance sustainable employability 

Norway

The Norwegian version of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ III): Initial validation study using a national sample of registered nurses

Registered nurses’ exposure to workplace aggression in Norway: 12-month prevalence rates, perpetrators, and current turnover intention

Peru

Validation of the medium and short version of CENSOPAS‑COPSOQ: a psychometric study in the Peruvian population

Poland

KOPENHASKI KWESTIONARIUSZ PSYCHOSPOŁECZNY (COPSOQ) - WŁAŚCIWOŚCI PSYCHOMETRYCZNE WYBRANYCH SKAL W POLSKIEJ WERSJI

Full evaluation of the psychometric properties of COPSOQ II. One-year longitudinal study on Polish human service staff

Portugal

The Portuguese Third Version of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire: Preliminary Validation Studies of the Middle Version among Municipal and Healthcare Workers

COPSOQ-Manual: Portugal e países africanos de língua oficial portuguesa

The Portuguese long version of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire II (COPSOQ II) - a validation study

Spain

EXPOSICIÓN A RIESGOS PSICOSOCIALES ENTRE LA POBLACIÓN ASALARIADA EN ESPAÑA (2004-05)

VALORES DE REFERENCIA PARA LA EXPOSICIÓN A LOS RIESGOS PSICOSOCIALES EN LA POBLACIÓN ASALARIADA EN ESPAÑA

Moncada S, Utzet M, Llorens C, Molinero E, Moreno N, Galtés A, Navarro A. The Spanish Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire II in Spain (COPSOQ II)- a tool for psychosocial risk assessment at the workplace. Am Journal Ind Med 2014; 57:97-107.

Sweden

It is not just about occupation, but also about where you work

Construct validity of a global scale forWorkplace Social Capital based on COPSOQ III

Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire - A validation study using the Job Demand- Resources model

COPSOQ II - en uppdatering och språklig validering av den svenska versionen av en enkät för kartläggning av den psykosociala arbetsmiljön på arbetsplatser

A Qualitative Study on the Content Validity of the Social Capital Scales in the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ II)

Validation of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire Version III and Establishment of Benchmarks for Psychosocial Risk Management in Sweden

Supplementary Material. Changes in items and dimensions from the Swedish version of COPSOQ II to COPSOQ III.

Turkey

A novel version of Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire-3: Turkish validation study