Scale name: POST ABORTION QUESTIONNAIRE PAQ
Scale overview: The Post-Abortion Questionnaire (PAQ) has 4-items designed to identify the treatment preferences of college women following an abortion.
Response Type: Checklist and fill in the blank
The following topics are suggested areas for post-abortion psychological support. Please indicate all areas that may be of interest to you by marking an X.
____Assist with grief and loss issues associated with abortion
____Assist with improving coping skills after abortion
____Assist with addressing guilt associated with abortion
____Assist with addressing spiritual issues associated with abortion
[See the reference for the full PAQ.
The authors used the PAQ in a study, which included measures of anxiety and depression, and grief. See the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology reference for the results and discussion.
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The complete scale is in the PsycTESTS reference below.
References for the scale
Curley, M., & Johnston, C. (2014). Post Abortion Questionnaire. PsycTESTS. https://doi.org/10.1037/t62176-000
Curley, M., & Johnston, C. (2014). Exploring treatment preferences for psychological services after abortion among college students. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology,32(3), 304-320. doi:https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2013.879566
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