Parental child-rearing behavior as measured by the Parental Bonding Instrument in a Japanese population: factor structure and relationship to a lifetime history of depression.


BACKGROUND Recent factor analyses showed that the variance of the Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI) was more satisfactorily explained by the use of three factors (one factor corresponding to the original care factor and two factors derived from the original protection factor), casting doubt as to the accuracy of previous estimations regarding the… (More)