Parenting Stress Index– Short Form Guide ( PSI/ SF) Purpose: The PSI is a self- report screening tool that helps providers and families identify the sources and different types of stress. » A new edition of the PSI Short Form is now available! The PSI Short Form ( PSI/ SF) is a direct derivative of the Parenting Stress Index ( PSI) full- length test. Assessment of Parenting Stress as Measured by the Parenting Stress Index- Short Form Related to Treatment and Management of a Child with Phenylketonuria.
" The Parenting Stress Index/ Short Form ( PSI/ SF) was used to measure the amount of stress experienced by the parent as a result of the parenting role. Comparisons of the mothers' PSI/ SF pretest and posttest scores indicated significant improvement in the construct areas of Total Stress, Parental Distress, Difficult Child, and Life Stress. Factor structure and validity of the parenting stress index- short form.
J ournal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 35 ( 2), PubMed abstract ) Member Access. The Child and Parent scales are combined to form the Total Stress Scale.