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Associations between parental control and children's overt and relational aggression

Kuppens, S., Grietens, H., Onghena, P. & Michiels, D., Sep-2009, In : British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 27, 3, p. 607-623 17 p.

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Kuppens, S., Grietens, H., Onghena, P., & Michiels, D. (2009). Associations between parental control and children's overt and relational aggression. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 27(3), 607-623. https://doi.org/10.1348/026151008X345591

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Kuppens, Sofie ; Grietens, Hans ; Onghena, Patrick ; Michiels, Daisy. / Associations between parental control and children's overt and relational aggression. In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 2009 ; Vol. 27, No. 3. pp. 607-623.

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Kuppens, S, Grietens, H, Onghena, P & Michiels, D 2009, 'Associations between parental control and children's overt and relational aggression', British Journal of Developmental Psychology, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 607-623. https://doi.org/10.1348/026151008X345591

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Associations between parental control and children's overt and relational aggression. / Kuppens, Sofie; Grietens, Hans; Onghena, Patrick; Michiels, Daisy.

In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology, Vol. 27, No. 3, 09.2009, p. 607-623.

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Kuppens S, Grietens H, Onghena P, Michiels D. Associations between parental control and children's overt and relational aggression. British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 2009 Sep;27(3):607-623. https://doi.org/10.1348/026151008X345591


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