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Validity and Reliability of the Parenting Stress Index Short Form (PSI-SF) Applied to a Chilean Sample

M Aracena, E Gómez, C Undurraga, L Leiva, K Marinkovic, Y Molina

Journal of Child and Family Studies | Springer Science and Business Media LLC | Published : 2016

Abstract

The Parenting Stress Index was developed in response to the need for a measure to assess the parent-child system. Its abbreviated version, the Parenting Stress Index Short Form, is an instrument with multiple clinical applications and is useful for research and intervention purposes. The Parenting Stress Index Short Form was standardized for use with parents of children ranging from 1 month to 12 years old. Several validation studies are available, most of them not supporting the original structure of three factors. No validation studies for this instrument currently exist in Latin America for a socially vulnerable population. The purpose of this study was to evaluate both the validity and i..

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