The Japanese version of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire: Examination of the reliability, validity, and scale structure.

@article{Suetsugu2015TheJV,
  title={The Japanese version of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire: Examination of the reliability, validity, and scale structure.},
  author={Yoshiko Suetsugu and Shuji Honjo and Mari Ikeda and Kiyoko Kamibeppu},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2015},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={55-61}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to develop the Japanese version of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire (PBQ) to gather data on Japanese mothers for comparison with other cultures and to examine the scale structure of the PBQ among Japanese mothers. METHODS We administered the PBQ to a cross-section of 244 mothers 4 weeks after delivery and again 2 weeks later to 199 mothers as a retest to examine reliability. We used exploratory factor analysis to evaluate the factor structure of the… CONTINUE READING