Index of Parental Attitudes (IPA)

1.      My child gets on my nerves.
2.      I get along well with my child
3.      I feel that I can really trust my child
4.      I dislike my child.
5.      My child is well behaved.
6.      My child is too demanding.
7.      I wish I did not have this child
8.      I really enjoy my child.
9.      I have a hard time controlling my child.
10.   My child interferes with my activities
11.   I resent my child.
12.   I think my child is terrific.
13.   I hate my child.
14.   I am very patient with my child.
15.   I really like my child.
16.   I like being with my child.
17.   I feel I do not love my child.
18.   My child is irritating.
19.   I feel very angry towards my child.
20.   I feel violent towards my child.
21.   I feel very proud of my child.
22.   I wish my child was more like others I know.
23.   I just do not understand my child.
24.   My child is a real joy to me.
25.   I feel ashamed of my child. 
 
1= None of the time‚ 2= Very rarely‚ 3= A little of the time‚ 4= Some of the time‚ 5= A good part of the time‚ 6= Most of the time‚ 7= All of the time
Reverse score item 2‚ 3‚ 5‚ 8‚ 12‚ 14‚ 15‚ 16‚ 21‚ and 24
 
This instrument can be found at: https://www.walmyr.com/famscales.html & http://www.moray.gov.uk/downloads/file93379.doc & Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007 ). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 353-354.
 

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Hudson‚ W. W. (1997). Index of Parental Attitudes (IPA). In Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007 ). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 353-354.