ABSTRACT– Samples of healthy subjects from Australia, Denmark, Italy. The Netherlands and Sweden completed the EMBU, a Swedish questionnaire aimed at assessing the experience of parental rearing practices. For the purpose of comparison three factors ‐ “emotional warmth”, “rejection” and “overprotection” ‐ obtained in a previous factor analytic study, have been used. The most pronounced differences occurred between the Dutch and the Swedish sample on the one hand, and the Italian and Australian sample on the other, with the Danish sample in between. Differences in perceived parental rearing should be considered when comparing personality characteristics and/or psychopathological conditions in subjects from different countries.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica|
|State||Published - Sep 1985|
- emotional warmth
- rearing practices
- transcultural psychiatry