Another step closer to measuring the ghosts in the nursery: preliminary validation of the Trauma Reflective Functioning Scale

@inproceedings{Ensink2014AnotherSC,
  title={Another step closer to measuring the ghosts in the nursery: preliminary validation of the Trauma Reflective Functioning Scale},
  author={K Ensink and Nicolas Berthelot and Odette Bernazzani and Lina Normandin and Peter Fonagy},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2014}
}
The aim of this study was to examine preliminary evidence of the validity of the Trauma Reflective Functioning Scale and to investigate reflective functioning (RF) and attachment in pregnant women with histories of trauma, with a particular focus on the capacity to mentalize regarding trauma and its implications for adaptation to pregnancy and couple functioning. The Adult Attachment Interview was used to assess attachment, unresolved trauma and mentalization (measured as RF) regarding… CONTINUE READING