Parent Emotional Reaction Questionnaire (PERQ)

1.    I have felt upset about my child’s trauma.
2.    I think about what happened to my child while I am working.
3.    I have felt sad about my child’s traumatic experience.
4.    I am afraid of what other people will think about my child’s traumatic experience.
5.    I feel that I should have been able to keep the trauma from happening.
6.    I have felt afraid since I learned about my child’s trauma.
7.    I have trouble falling asleep at night because I think about what happened to my child.
8.    I have felt angry about my child’s traumatic experience.
9.    Since I learned about my child’s traumatic experience‚ I have been ha‎ving headaches‚ stomachaches‚ etc.
10.I have felt embarrassed about my child’s traumatic experience.
11.I have cried about my child’s traumatic experience.
12.I have felt ashamed about my child’s traumatic experience.
13.I have felt responsible for my child experiencing trauma.
14.I have felt insecure since I learned that my child experienced trauma.
15.I feel guilty that I did not know about the trauma sooner.
 
1=never‚ 2=rarely‚ 3=sometimes‚ 4=frequently‚ 5=always
 
 

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Cohen‚ J. A.‚ & Mannarino‚ A. P. (1996). Factors that mediate treatment outcome of sexually abused preschool children. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry‚ 34(10)‚ 1402-1410.

Holt‚ Tonje.‚ Cohen‚ Judith A.‚ and Mannarino‚ Anthony. (2015). Factor structure of the Parent Emotional Reaction Questionnaire: analysis and validation. European Journal Psych traumatology. Vol 6

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