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Research on School Bullying and Victimization: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Go From Here?
Abstract This special issue on bullying and victimization in School Psychology Review highlights current research efforts in American schools on bullying and peer victimization, and how this research…
Bullying and Victimization During Early Adolescence
SUMMARY This study examined the association between peer dynamics and bullying behavior among early adolescents. Participants (N= 422) included middle school students in grades 6 through 8 from a…
A review of research on bullying and peer victimization in school: An ecological system analysis☆
What Can Be Done About School Bullying?
In this article, the authors review research on individual, peer, and school contributions that may be critical factors for enhancing efforts to address bullying among students. Methodological…
LGB and Questioning Students in Schools: The Moderating Effects of Homophobic Bullying and School Climate on Negative Outcomes
Results indicate that schools have the ability to lessen negative outcomes for LGB and sexually questioning students through creating positive climates and reducing homophobic teasing.
Homophobic Teasing, Psychological Outcomes, and Sexual Orientation Among High School Students: What Influence Do Parents and Schools Have?
Abstract. Homophobic teasing is often long-term, systematic, and perpetrated by groups of students (Rivers, 2001); it places targets at risk for greater suicidal ideation, depression, and isolation…
Factors Associated with Bullying Behavior in Middle School Students
In this study, bullying was examined as a continuum of mild-to-extreme behaviors, and the potential correlates of bullying others were delineated. To improve identification and targeting of those…
Perceived social support among bullies, victims, and bully-victims
Research indicates that social support plays a protective role among adolescents, but little research has explicitly evaluated its function among youth involved in bullying. Accordingly, this study…
Understanding and preventing violence directed against teachers: recommendations for a national research, practice, and policy agenda.
There is a need for psychologists to conduct research accurately assessing the types and scope of violence that teachers experience to comprehensively evaluate the individual, classroom, school, community, institutional, and cultural contextual factors that might predict and/or explain types of teacher violence.
Bullying Perpetration and Victimization in Special Education: A Review of the Literature
Bullying perpetration and victimization have become pervasive problems in American schools. Recent research suggests a causal association between prolonged periods of victimization and overt acts of…