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The Turkish version of Maternal Attachment Inventory

Author(s): Oya Kavlak | Ahsen Şirin

Journal: International Journal of Human Sciences
ISSN 1303-5134

Volume: 6;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 188;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Bağlanma | Bağlanma Kuramı | Maternal Bağlanma | Geçerlik | Güvenirlik | Attachment | Attachment Theory | Maternal Attachment | Validity | Reliability

Objective: The research has been designed as methodological with purpose of the validity and the reliability of the Turkish language version of Maternal Attachment Inventory on mothers within one and four months postpartum. Method: This study was carried out with mothers registered at 19 Health Clinics and three Maternal-Child Health and Family Planning Clinics in which connected to Bornova Health Presidency in Izmir. The sample of research has been composed three clinics in which determined with the purposive sampling technique. First stage, the research was studied on 165 mothers when their babies were approximately 30-40 days old in these registered clinics.At the second stage of research has been interviewed again with 78 mothers when their babies were approximately 90-105 days old.Results: It is determined that experts consensuses about content of items as a result of analysis (Kendall’s W=0.274, p=0.001
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