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Relational aggression, gender, and social-psychological adjustment.
Prior studies of childhood aggression have demonstrated that, as a group, boys are more aggressive than girls. We hypothesized that this finding reflects a lack of research on forms of aggression… Expand
Children's treatment by peers: Victims of relational and overt aggression
Past research on peer victimization has focused on maltreatment through overtly aggressive behaviors. Although a relational form of aggression has been identified in recent research, studies of the… Expand
Childhood aggression and gender: a new look at an old problem.
Relationally and physically aggressive children's intent attributions and feelings of distress for relational and instrumental peer provocations.
Numerous studies have demonstrated that physically aggressive children exhibit hostile attributional biases in response to instrumental peer provocations, a social information-processing pattern that… Expand
Relational aggression, overt aggression, and friendship.
This study (n = 315 9-12-year-olds) was conducted to assess whether the social problems that relationally and overtly aggressive children typically experience in the peer group context are also… Expand
Evaluation of Bully-Proofing Your School as an Elementary School Antibullying Intervention
Bully-Proofing Your School (BPYS), a school-based intervention program designed to reduce bullying and school violence, is evaluated for its impact on bullying and related aggressive behaviors in a… Expand
Peer Influence, Social Bonding, Physical and Relational Aggression: Perpetration and Victimization in an Elementary School Sample
Abstract Aggression in the school context is a problem that has received increasing attention over the past decade. It is important for the prevention of aggression in school that we understand the… Expand
Loneliness in Childhood and Adolescence: A Social-Information-Processing Approach to Children's Loneliness