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Situations-Reaktions-Fragebogen zur Messung elterlicher Sensitivität (PS-SRQ) : Konstruktion, Reliabilität und Vorstudie zur internen Validität = Situation-Reaction Questionnaire Measuring Parental Sensitivity (PS-SRQ): Construction, reliability, and pre-study of internal validity

Hänggi, Yves ; Schweinberger, Kirsten ; Gugger, Nicole ; Perrez, Meinrad

In: Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie, 2010, vol. 42, no. 1, p. 1-14

Parental sensitivity is one key skill in parenting toddlers and, until now, has been measured predominantly by means of observational measures. Researcher and practitioner would profit from a less time-consuming paper-pencil questionnaire inquiring parental sensitivity. The Situation-Reaction Questionnaire Measuring Parental Sensitivity (PS-SRQ) is a self-evaluation questionnaire including three...

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Control psychology under the control of questionnaires? The search for an alternative assessment procedure

Perrez, Meinrad ; Wilhelm, Peter

In: Control of human behavior, mental processes, and consciousness : essays in honor of the 60th birthday of August Flammer, 2000, p. 245-261

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Cohesion, satisfaction with family bonds, and emotional well-being in families with adolescents

Vandeleur, C. L. ; Jeanpretre, N. ; Perrez, Meinrad ; Schoebi, D.

In: Journal of marriage and family, 2009, vol. 71, p. 1205-1219

The present paper investigated whether highercohesion and satisfaction with family bondswere associated with the daily experience of emotional well-being in varying social circumstances. Using a sample of school-age adolescents (N = 95) and both their parents, data were gathered daily over 1 week using a diary approach in addition to self-report instruments. Multilevel analyses revealed higher...

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Associations between measures of emotion and familial dynamics in normative families with adolescents

Vandeleur, Caroline L. ; Perrez, Meinrad ; Schoebi, Dominik

In: Swiss Journal of Psychology, 2007, vol. 66, no. 1, p. 5-16

The Family Life Scale (FLS), which includes the dimensions of Cohesion, Adaptability, Communication and Satisfaction, and two measures of emotion were applied to a German-speaking sample of adolescents and their parents in Switzerland. The main goal of the study was to assess the associations between the measures in order to increase our understanding of the dynamics involving emotional and...

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Aspect interculturels du fonctionnement relationnel et familial : La punition corporelle des enfants en Suisse et en Russie

Schoebi, Dominik ; Plancherel, Bernard ; Tchumakov, Mikhail ; Perrez, Meinrad

In: La revue internationale de l`education familiale, 2006, vol. 19, p. 53-75

Cette recherche porte sur des mécanismes psychologiques conçus comme universels et favorisant l'utilisation de la punition corporelle envers les enfants au travers de deux cultures. Ces mécanismes comprennent des facteurs comme le stress situationnelle et chronique, des normes peu tolérantes envers le comportement de l'enfant ou une position de refus vis-à-vis des actes punitifs. Les...

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Ambulatory Assessment - Monitoring Behavior in Daily Life Settings : A Behavioral-Scientific Challenge of Psychology

Fahrenberg, Jochen ; Myrtek, Michael ; Pawlik, Kurt ; Perrez, Meinrad

In: European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 2007, vol. 23, no. 4, p. 206-213

Abstract. Ambulatory assessment refers to the use of computer-assisted methodology for self-reports, behavior records, or physiological measurements, while the participant undergoes normal daily activities. Since the 1980s, portable microcomputer systems and physiological recorders/analyzers have been developed for this purpose. In contrast to their use in medicine, these new methods have hardly...

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Assessment of health relates issues in individuals`, couples`, and families`daily life

Perrez, Meinrad ; Reicherts, Michael ; Hänggi, Yves ; Horn, Andrea

In: Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 2008, vol. 16, no. 3, p. 146-149

Most research in health psychology is based on retrospective self reports, which are distorted by recall biases and have low ecological validity. To overcome such limitations we developed computer assisted diary approaches to assess health related behaviours in individuals’, couples’ and families’ daily life. The event- and time-sampling-based instruments serve to assess appraisals of the...

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Plädoyer für eine theorieadäquatere Methodik in gewissen Domänen der Psychologie = Pleading for a theory-adequate methodology in certain domains of psychology

Perrez, Meinrad

In: Verhaltenstherapie und Psychosoziale Praxis, 2006, vol. 38, no. 2, p. 319-330

The paper criticizes the extremely frequent use of questionnaires in some areas of psychology. Questionnaires are considered as adequate research tools for the assessment of attitudes, opinions or the cognitive representation of the own and others’ behaviour, or of events. For most other areas alternative assessment tools are required. This kind of psychological research is based on memory and...