Parent Attitude Test Questionnaire (ORO) - Practical Psychologist's Handbook

2.3.2. Parent relationship test (OCR)

Parent relationship is understood as a system of various feelings for the child, behavioral stereotypes practiced in communicating with him, peculiarities of perception and understanding of the character and personality of the child, his actions.

Parent relationship test , developed by A. Ya. Varga and V. V. Stalin, is a psychodiagnostic tool aimed at revealing the parental relationship in persons seeking psychological help in matters of raising children and communicating with them.

THE STRUCTURE OF THE SURVEYOR

The questionnaire consists of five scales.

Scale 1 . Acceptance - rejection . The scale reflects an integral emotional attitude to the child. The content of one pole of the scale can be described as follows: the parent likes the child as he is. The parent respects the individuality of the child, sympathizes with him, seeks to spend a lot of time with the child, approves his interests and plans. Another pole of the scale: the parent perceives his child as bad, not adapted, unsuccessful. It seems to him that the child will not succeed in life because of low abilities, a small mind, bad inclinations. For the most part, the parent experiences anger, annoyance, irritation, resentment towards the child. He does not trust the child and does not respect him.

Scale 2. "Co-operation". Socially desirable image of the parent relationship. This scale is disclosed in this way: the parent is interested in the affairs and plans of the child, tries to help the child in everything, sympathizes with him. The parent appreciates the intellectual and creative abilities of the child, feels a sense of pride for him. He encourages the initiative and independence of the child, tries to be on equal terms with him. The parent trusts the child, tries to stand up for his point of view in the contentious issues.

Scale 3. Symbiosis . This scale reflects the interpersonal distance in communication with the child. With high scores on the scale, we can assume that the parent seeks a symbiotic relationship with the child. This tendency is described as follows: the parent feels himself to be one with the child, seeks to satisfy her child's needs, to protect him from the difficulties and troubles of life. The parent constantly feels anxiety for the child, the child seems to him small and defenseless. The anxiety of the parent increases when the child begins to be autonomized by the will of circumstances, as the parent does not grant the child independence independently.

Scale 4. Authoritarian hyper-socialization. " The scale reflects the form and direction of monitoring the child's behavior. With a high score on this scale, authoritarianism is clearly visible in the parental relationship of this parent. The parent demands unconditional obedience and discipline from the child. He tries in all to impose his will on the child, unable to stand up to his point of view. For the manifestations of self-will of the child severely punished. The parent closely follows the child's social achievements, his individual characteristics, habits, thoughts, feelings.

Scale 5. "Little loser." The scale reflects the way a parent perceives and understands a child. At high values ​​on this scale, the parental relationship of this parent has aspirations to infantilize the child, to attribute to him personal and social inconsistency. The parent sees the child younger than the real age. The interests, passions, thoughts and feelings of the child seem childish to the parent, not serious. The child seems unsuited, unsuccessful, open to bad influences. The parent does not trust his child, is annoyed at his failure and ineptitude. In this regard, the parent tries to protect the child from the difficulties of life and strictly monitor his actions.

TEST MATERIAL

1. I always sympathize with my child.

2. I consider it my duty to know everything that my child thinks.

3. I respect my child.

4. It seems to me that my child's behavior deviates significantly from the norm.

5. It is necessary to keep the child out of the real life problems longer if they hurt him.

6. I feel for the child a sense of disposition.

7. Good parents protect the child from the difficulties of life.

8. My child is often unpleasant to me.

9. I always try to help my child.

10. There are times when a mockery of the child is of great benefit to him.

11. I feel annoyed with my child.

12. My child will not achieve anything in life.

13. It seems to me that children are amused over my child.

14. My child often does such deeds, which, except contempt, do not deserve anything.

15. For my age, my child is a little immature.

16. My child specifically behaves badly to annoy me.

17. My child, like a sponge, absorbs all the evil.

18. With all the efforts of my child, it is difficult to teach good manners.

19. The child should be kept within strict limits, then a decent person will grow out of it.

20. I like it when my child's friends come to our house.

21. I take part in the games and affairs of my child.

22. To my child all the bad things stick.

23. My child will not succeed in life.

24. When people talk about children in a company, I'm a little ashamed that my child is not as smart and capable as I would like.

25. I feel sorry for my child.

26. When I compare my child to my peers, they seem to me more mature both in behavior and in judgment.

27. I enjoy spending all my free time with my child.

28. I often regret that my child is growing and growing up, and with tenderness I remember him small.

29. I often find myself in a hostile attitude to the child.

30. I dream that my child will achieve all that I have failed in my life.

31. Parents should adapt to the child, and not just demand it from him.

32. I try to fulfill all the requests of my child.

33. When making family decisions, the opinion of the child should be taken into account.

34. I'm very interested in the life of my child.

35. In the conflict with the child, I often admit that he is right in his own way.

36. Children early learn that parents can make mistakes.

37. I always reckon with a child.

38. I feel friendly feelings for the child.

39. The main reason for my child's vagaries is selfishness, stubbornness and laziness.

40. It is impossible to rest normally if you spend your holidays with your child.

41. The most important thing is for the child to have a calm and carefree childhood.

42. Sometimes it seems to me that my child is not capable of anything good.

43. I share the passions of my child.

44. My child can get rid of anyone.

45. I understand the grief of my child.

46. My child often annoys me.

47. Raising a child is a hassle.

48. Strict discipline in childhood develops a strong character.

49. I do not trust my child.

50. For strict upbringing, children later thank.

51. Sometimes it seems to me that I hate my child.

52. My child has more flaws than merits.

53. I share the interests of my child.

54. My child is not able to do anything on his own, and if he does, it certainly is not.

55. My child will grow unadapted.

56. My child likes me the way he is.

57. I carefully monitor the health of my child.

58. Often I admire my child.

59. A child should not have secrets from his parents.

60. I have a low opinion about the abilities of my child and do not hide it from him.

61. It is very desirable that the child be friends with those children who like his parents.

KEY

Scale 1 - questions 3.4, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18,20,24,26,27,29,37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43,44,45, 46, 47, 49, 52, 53, 55, 56, 60. Scale 2 - questions 6, 9, 21, 25, 31, 34, 35, 36 . Scale 3 - questions 1,5,7, 28, 32, 41, 58. Scale 4 - questions 2, 19, 30, 48, 50, 57, 59 . Scale 5 - questions 9, II, 13, 17,22,28, 54,61.

When calculating test scores on all scales, the answer is "true".

A high test score on the appropriate scales is interpreted as rejection, social desirability, symbiosis, hyper-socialization, infantilization (disability). Test standards are given in the form of tables of percentile ranks of test scores on the appropriate scales (Table 2.7).

Table 2.7. Tenths of the percentile ranks of test scores

Raw score

Percentile Rank

Raw score

Percentile Rank

Scale 1

0

0

17

93.67

1

0

18

94.30

2

0

19

95.50

3

0

20

97.46

4

0

21

98.10

5

0

22

98.73

6

0.63

23

98.73

7

3.79

24

99.36

8

12.02

25

100

9

31.01

26

100

10

53.79

27

100

II

68.35

28

100

12

77.21

29

100

13

84.17

30

100

14

88.60

31

100

15

90.50

32

100

16

92.40

Scale 2

Scale 3

0

1.57

0

4.72

1

5.46

1

19.53

2

5.67

2

59.06

3

7.88

3

57.96

4

9.77

4

74.97

5

12.29

5

86.63

6

19.22

6

92.93

7

31.19

7

96.65

8

48.82

9

80.93

Scale 4

Scale 5

0

4.41

0

14.55

1

13, Kb

1

45.57

2

32.13

2

70.25

3

53.87

3

84.81

4

69.30

4

93.04

5

83.79

5

96.83

6

95.76

6

99.37

7

100

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