Parental Overvaluation Scale (POS)

We developed a consice, 7-item scale to assess individual differences in parental overvaluation: the Parental Overvaluation Scale (POS).


Please contact me to obtain the scale.



Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Nelemans, S. A., Orobio de Castro, B., & Bushman, B. J. (2015). My child is God’s gift to humanity: Development and validation of the Parental Overvaluation Scale (POS). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 665–679. doi:10.1037/pspp0000012