Reflective Functioning Questionnaire (RFQ-8)

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Reflective Functioning Questionnaire (RFQ-8)

A self-report questionnaire with 8 likert items measuring mentalizing designed by Fonagy et al (2016).
Duration: 1 minutes
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Badoud, D., Luyten, P., Fonseca-Pedrero, E., Eliez, S., Fonagy, P., & Debbané, M. (2015). The French Version of the Reflective Functioning Questionnaire: Validity Data for Adolescents and Adults and Its Association with Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. PLoS One, 10(12), E0145892.

Fonagy P, Luyten P, Moulton-Perkins A, Lee YW, Warren F, Howard S, et al. Development and validation of a self-report measure of mentalizing: The Reflective Functioning Questionnaire. PLOS ONE. 2016;11(7):e0158678.

Perroud, Badoud, Weibel, Nicastro, Hasler, Küng, . . . Debbané. (2017). Mentalization in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Comparison with controls and patients with borderline personality disorder. Psychiatry Research, 256, 334-341.