methodology was used to assess paternal sensitive behaviour during father-child interactions in everyday situations (Pederson & Moran, 1995).
After the stories were completed, they were coded using the Attachment Story Completion Task Q-Sort
(Miljkovitch et al.
Appendices include the major versions of Q-sort
instruments in use: e.
The summative method described the most and least common beliefs on each of the three Q-sort
sets (see Table 1).
Parent interviews followed a Q-sort
methodology in which respondents were asked to sort items of importance, indicating that an item was important to not important (McKeown & Thomas, 1988).
The SWAP-200-A Q-sort
uses 200 questions that describe an adolescent's functional behavior on a numerical scale: A "1" rating means the patient does not exhibit this behavior, while a "7" rating indicates that she typifies that behavior.
technique and instructions for the validation panel replicated those for the Pilot Panel.
The second phase of research used the findings from phase one to develop a list of potential names and statements for the FFS product and tested them using Q-sort
The interview included a number of semi-construced open-ended questions concerning several subjects and some Q-sort
instructions (The parents had to select 5 out of 15 characteristics for both "a fine parent" and " a fine child," defined as their "favorite qualities," which seemed the most important at that moment for all of the family members).
We used the Attachment Interview Q-Sort
(Kobak, Cole, Ferenz-Gillies, Fleming, & Gamble, 1993) to derive security and deactivation scores for the entire sample of mothers.
self-esteem); child-rearing attitudes; the father's accessibility, engagement, and responsibility; and Q-sort
descriptions of the infant's attachment behavior with the father.
The items so arranged make up what is called a Q-sort