Further development of the parenting belief questionnaire

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dc.contributor.advisor Gerstein, Lawrence H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Fitch, Jenelle C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:39:44Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:39:44Z
dc.date.created 2002 en_US
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 2002 .F58 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187371
dc.description.abstract The psychometric properties of the Parenting Beliefs Questionnaire (PBQ) were further explored. College students (176 males and 342 females) who were not parents completed the measure. Results of a series of principle components factor analyses with varimax rotation suggested retaining a two-factor solution accounting for 35.5% of the variance. Factor I measured the Promotion of Interpersonal Behaviors in children (alpha = .87), while Factor 2 assessed the Promotion of Autonomy in children (alpha = .73). A one-way MANOVA was employed to examine potential gender differences in participants' responses to the PBQ factors. A main effect was discovered whereby females rated both factors higher than males. Limitations of this study and the PBQ were discussed as were recommendations for future research and counseling.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services
dc.format.extent 57 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parenting -- Psychological aspects. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parents -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parenting -- Public opinion. en_US
dc.title Further development of the parenting belief questionnaire en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1236376 en_US


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