Esther Leerkes (Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
Jin Qu (Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
- In this paper the reliability and validity of the newly-developed Maternal (Non)Responsiveness Questionnaire (MRQ) was examined
- Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and correlation analysis were used. Three-factor structure was confirmed.
- The non-responsiveness scale demonstrated the best convergent and predicative validity, and can be used as a supplement for observational measures of maternal responsiveness.
Author keywords: maternal responsiveness, self report, infant crying
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