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On the convergent validity of two Parental Rearing Behaviour Scales: EMBU and PBI.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10510695     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The EMBU and PBI are two of the most used Parental Rearing Behaviour questionnaires. The literature assumes a high correlation between homonymous and assimilable factors (PBI Care and EMBU Affectional Warmth, PBI Control and EMBU Overprotection). Using a sample of 796 subjects the authors carried out the joint application of both scales in order to determine their concurrent validity. The correlation obtained between the scales barely reaches significance on average levels of correlation. The same can be deduced for the applied Multidimensional Scaling. In conclusion, the most extreme precaution is recommended when considering the homonymous scales of both questionnaires, and their joint use in meta-analysis is not advised.
Authors:
L Livianos-Aldana; L Rojo-Moreno
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0001-690X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Psychiatr Scand     Publication Date:  1999 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-09     Completed Date:  1999-11-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370364     Medline TA:  Acta Psychiatr Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Valencia Medical School, University Hospital La Fe, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Analysis of Variance
Female
Humans
Male
Parenting*
Parents / psychology*
Questionnaires*
Reproducibility of Results
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1999 Oct;100(4):249-51   [PMID:  10510692 ]

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