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Perceived Parental Rearing Styles of Agoraphobic and Socially Phobic In-patients

  • W. A. Arrindell (a1), M. G. T. Kwee (a2), G. J. Methorst (a3), J. van der Ende (a4), E. Pol (a3) and B. J. M. Moritz (a3)...

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The perceived parental rearing practices and attitudes of agoraphobics, social phobics and non-patient normal controls were investigated, employing the EMBU, an inventory for assessing memories of upbringing. Findings obtained previously with out-patients were replicated with in-patients as subjects. Compared with the controls, agoraphobics rated both their parents as having been less emotionally warm but only their mothers as having been rejective. Socially phobic in-patients rated both their parents as having been rejective, as having lacked emotional warmth, and as having been over-protective. Comparisons between agoraphobics and social phobics showed differences in certain aspects of parental rearing, with the socially phobic in-patients assigning ratings more negatively than the agoraphobic group.

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Perceived Parental Rearing Styles of Agoraphobic and Socially Phobic In-patients

  • W. A. Arrindell (a1), M. G. T. Kwee (a2), G. J. Methorst (a3), J. van der Ende (a4), E. Pol (a3) and B. J. M. Moritz (a3)...

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Perceived Parental Rearing Styles of Agoraphobic and Socially Phobic In-patients

  • W. A. Arrindell (a1), M. G. T. Kwee (a2), G. J. Methorst (a3), J. van der Ende (a4), E. Pol (a3) and B. J. M. Moritz (a3)...
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