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Parental Attachment Analysis

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gather data to determine the correlation between variables. The questionnaires were given to the participants are the Relationships Questionnaire (RQ ; Bartholomew & Horowit, 1991) to measure attachment, the Parental Attachment Questionnaire (PAQ; Kenny, 1990) to measure the parenting style, and the 10-item Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale 10- item questionnaire (10- item CD-RISC; Campbell-Sills & Stein, 2007) to measure resiliency. The study employed a correlational design; that is, participants were not assigned to random treatment conditions. The goal was to examine the experiences of women who were bullied in high school. The study involved no alteration of lifestyle or treatment; rather, the data was obtained about situations that had…show more content…
Calisir (2009) stated that attachments help children give meaning to the world, self, and the child’s personality development is dependent upon attachments formed. According to the attachment theory, children are born unattached and as the child interacts with their caregiver’s, attachment is formed and stays with the child throughout their entire life (Zeanah et al., 2011). The quality of care provided by the parents, to the child, determines the type of attachment that is formed and how the child develops as an adult (Monks et al.,…show more content…
The PAQ (Kenny, 1990) does this by measuring in three categories; affective quality of relationships, parents as facilitators of independence, and parents as source of support. The assumption is that the instrument is reliable at measuring parenting as it was assessed through test-retest and internal consistency methods (Kenny,
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