Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQOL)

The Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQOL) measures pleasure you derive from being able to do your work well, feelings of hopelessness and difficulties in dealing with work or in doing your job effectively, and work-related, secondary exposure to extremely stressful events.

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Beth Hudnall Stamm, Ph.D., Craig Higson-Smith, Amy C. Hudnall, Henry E. Stamm, IV

Reliability and Validity

The reliability and validity found for the Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQOL):

Compassion Satisfaction α = .88 (n=1130)

Burnout α = .75 (n=976)

Compassion Fatigue α = .81 (n=1135)
inter?scale correlations show 2% shared variance (r=?.23; co?σ = 5%; n=1187) with Secondary Traumatic Stress and 5% shared variance (r=.?.14; co?σ = 2%; n=1187) with Burnout

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ProQOL Bibliography