The Psychometric Properties and Factor Structure of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire in Japanese Mothers

@inproceedings{Kaneko2014ThePP,
  title={The Psychometric Properties and Factor Structure of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire in Japanese Mothers},
  author={Hitoshi Kaneko and Shuji Honjo},
  year={2014}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire (PBQ) in Japanese mothers. Additionally, we investigated the association between postpartum bonding and postnatal depression. The participants of this study were 1786 Japanese mothers, recruited during their infants’ 3 months check-ups at a public health center. The mothers completed the PBQ and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS). We examined the factor structure of the PBQ… CONTINUE READING