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The Mini-Maternal Behavior Q-Sort (Mini-MBQS) is a gold standard measure of parental sensitivity. We found two subscales of the Mini-MBQS and validated these subscales by testing associations with infant attachment. Infants with insecure and disorganized attachment had parents with lower sensitivity on both subscales.

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We provide an empirically derived factor structure for the Mini-MBQS. Its two subscales, each with significant infant attachment associations, may improve precision in clinical work and research translation.

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This page is a summary of: Factor structure of the Mini‐Maternal Behavior Q‐Sort and associations with infant attachment: Informing precision in research and intervention, Infancy, November 2022, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/infa.12513.
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