Perception of Parental Conflict

Strongly Agree; Agree; Unsure; Disagree; Strongly Disagree

(a) My parents frequently have arguments [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ]

(b) I get really frightened when my parents fight [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ]

(c) I worry about what will happen to me when my parents argue [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ]

(d) I never see my parents argue or disagree with each other [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ]

(e) When my parents have problems they usually can sort them out  [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ]

(f) It upsets me a lot when my parents argue [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ]

Calculation of Measure: Code items a, b, c, and f from strongly agree =1, to strongly disagree = 5. Items d and e should be coded from strongly agree = 5 to strongly disagree = 1. The mean of the items provides a measure of perception of parental conflict.