The Parental Bonding Instrument: confirmatory evidence for a three-factor model in a psychiatric clinical sample and in the National Comorbidity Survey


  Background: Study of the contribution of retrospective perceptions of dysfunctional parenting in relation to adult psychopathology has been greatly facilitated by the development of the 25-item Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI; Parker et al. 1979). Method: The present study employed confirmatory factor analytic techniques to evaluate competing models of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s001270050250