Mentalization in children and mothers in the context of trauma: An initial study of the validity of the Child Reflective Functioning Scale.

@article{Ensink2015MentalizationIC,
  title={Mentalization in children and mothers in the context of trauma: An initial study of the validity of the Child Reflective Functioning Scale.},
  author={K Ensink and Lina Normandin and Mary Target and Peter Fonagy and St{\'e}phane Sabourin and Nicolas Berthelot},
  journal={The British journal of developmental psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={
          203-17
        }
}
This study examined the validity of the Child Reflective Functioning Scale (CRFS: Ensink, Target, & Oandason, 2013, Child reflective functioning scale scoring manual: for application to the Child Attachment Interview. London, UK: Anna Freud Centre - University College London), a measure designed to assess reflective functioning (RF) or mentalization during middle childhood. Participants were 94 mother-child dyads divided into two subgroups; 46 dyads where children had histories of intrafamilial… CONTINUE READING

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