Research Article
Factors Affected the Psychological Trauma of Children Living in Incomplete Families – The Concern in Vietnamese School Counseling

Hoi Dinh Duc, Son Huynh Van, My Nguyen Thi Diem, Vu Giang Thien

APA 7th edition
Duc, H.D., Van, S.H., Diem, M.N.T., & Thien, V.G. (2019). Factors Affected The Psychological Trauma Of Children Living In Incomplete Families – The Concern In Vietnamese School Counseling. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(4), 955-963.

Duc H.D., Van S.H., Diem M.N.T., and Thien V.G. 2019 'Factors Affected The Psychological Trauma Of Children Living In Incomplete Families – The Concern In Vietnamese School Counseling', European Journal of Educational Research, 8(4), pp. 955-963.
Chicago 16th edition
Duc Hoi Dinh, Van Son Huynh, Diem My Nguyen Thi, and Thien Vu Giang. "Factors Affected The Psychological Trauma Of Children Living In Incomplete Families – The Concern In Vietnamese School Counseling," European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 4 (2019): 955-963.


Domestic violence, separation and divorce are becoming increasingly common and leaving psychological traumas that are not easily healed for family members, especially for children in Vietnamese incomplete family. In this article, we identify the factors affecting the psychological trauma of children in the incomplete families by using Achenbach T. M’s Children Behavior Checklist (CBCL). We design 2 experiments and 3 steps to filter the main factor affected the psychological trauma of children living in incomplete families. In results, we found out that up to 46.42% of children had psychological traumas when living in incomplete family with an extremely high level of 8.16% and an average of 57.14%. The results showed not only by living in incomplete family but also other factors such as the pressure from public opinion and community affected the children psychological trauma. It is necessary to minimize the effect of psychological trauma of children in Vietnamese families.

Keywords: Children, factors, incomplete family, psychological trauma, Vietnamese school counseling.


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