Parental Tolerance Scale (PTS)

1.    I feel sorry for any child who wets the bed.
2.    I try to help him/her not to be upset.
3.    It’s a pity the bedwetting stops him/her doing so many things.
4.    It’s embarrassing to be a bed wetter.
5.    I don’t mind the washing because he/she can’t help it.
6.    I tell him/her it does not matter.
7.    Bed wetting usually clears up on its own.
8.    I find It difficult to get used to wet beds.
9.    Alter a wet bed I show him/her I am disappointed.
10.I try to make him/her realize the unpleasantness the bedwetting causes for others.
11.The bedwetting is a nuisance to the rest of us
12.I don’t see why my child can’t be dry when other children can.
13.Children could stop bedwetting if they tried hard enough.
14.If he/she would grow up a bit we wouldn’t have all the trouble with wet beds.
15.I punish my child for bedwetting.
16.A smack following bedwetting never did any harm.
 
Yes‚ No
 

This instrument can be found 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): 398-399.

 

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Butler‚ Rich‎ard J‚. Redfern‚ Edwin‚ J‚. Fopsythe‚ Ian. (1993). The maternal tolerance scale and nocturnal enuresis. Behaviour Research and Therapy‚ 31(4). 433-436.

Butler‚ Rich‎ard J. (2001). Impact of Nocturnal Enuresis on Children and Young People. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology‚ 35(3)‚ 169-176.

Butler‚ R.J. (1986). Parental Tolerance Scale (PTS). 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): 398-399.