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Cronbach's Alpha for the Factors (After Adaptation)

Cronbach's Alpha for the Factors (After Adaptation)

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Background There has been an increase in externalizing problem behaviour in Vietnam over the last decade and parenting has been considered an important factor in the development of problem behaviour in adolescents in Western countries. However, few studies addressed parenting in a Vietnamese context, which may be due to the lack of a validated ques...

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... Cronbach's alphas are presented in Table 4. Three subscales (i.e., α psychological control = .81, ...

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