Addendum to Fonagy, Target, Steele, & Steele reflective functioning scoring manual for use with the Parent Development Interview, New York, NY: The City College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
MANUAL Version 5 FOR APPLICATION TO ADULT ATTACHMENT INTERVIEWS Peter Fonagy, Mary Target, Howard Steele and Miriam Steele Outline of scoring procedures this manual refers to reflective functioning, and no longer of reflectiveself functioning (see Fonagy, Steele, Moran, Steele, & Higgitt, Reflective functioning is the operationalized referent to the capacity to mentalize that can be scored in narrative.
The capacity to mentalize emerges as a function of the caregivers attuned reading and modulating of the childs internal state and heralds the ability of the child to understand himself as separate from the caregiver with The Reflective Functioning Questionnaire As described in this paper, in developing the RFQ, we first formulated 46 items that were scored using either a polarscoring or a medianscoring method.
For polarscored items (e. g." I realise that I can sometimes misunderstand my best friends" ), To identify the definitional elements of parental reflective functioning (RF) and develop a framework for nurses to apply this concept in their clinical work with families. Locker A. Manual for scoring reflective functioning on the Parent Development Interview. New York: The City University of New York; 2005. Slade A, Grienenberger J The relations between maternal reflective functioning and both adult (measured in pregnancy) and infant attachment (measured at 14 months) are examined.
The findings indicate that relations between adult attachment and parental reflective functioning are significant, as are relations between parental reflective functioning and infant attachment. Addendum to Fonagy, Target, Steele, & Steele reflective functioning scoring manual for use with the Parent Development Interview, Version 2. 0. Unpublished Manuscript. New York, NY: The City College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Measuring Reflective Function with a MultiDimensional Questionnaire: using Fonagysmanual for scoring reflective function and other relevant research in the area of mental representations, manual: This study examined the validity of the Child Reflective Functioning Scale (CRFS: Ensink, Target, & Oandason, 2013, Child reflective functioning scale scoring manual: for application to the Child Attachment Interview.
London, UK: Anna Freud Centre University College London), a measure designed to assess reflective functioning (RF) or Child Reflective functioning scoring manual functioning scale scoring manual: for application to the Child attachment Interview.
Unpublished manuscript, Anna Freud Centre University College London, London, United Kingdom.