Twenty years' research on peer victimization and psychosocial maladjustment: a meta-analytic review of cross-sectional studies.
- D. Hawker, M. Boulton
- PsychologyJournal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and…
- 1 May 2000
A meta-analytic review of cross-sectional studies of the association of peer victimization with psychosocial maladjustment suggested that victimization is most strongly related to depression, and least stronglyrelated to anxiety.
Teachers' views on bullying: definitions, attitudes and ability to cope.
- M. Boulton
- Education, PsychologyBritish Journal of Educational Psychology
- 1 June 1997
Teachers' views about many aspects of the problem of bullying must be considered if they are to devise optimum strategies for tackling it, according to school psychologists.
Bully/victim problems among middle school children.
- M. Boulton, K. Underwood
- PsychologyBritish Journal of Educational Psychology
- 1 February 1992
Victims of bullying, but not bullies, were found to be most likely to report feeling unhappy and lonely at school, and to report having fewer good friends.
Bully/victim problems in middle-school children: Stability, self-perceived competence, peer perceptions and peer acceptance
- M. Boulton, Pete Smith
- 1 September 1994
On the basis of peer nominations, around 13 per cent of our sample of 8- and 9-yearold children (N=158) could be defined as bullies, and 17 per cent as victims. Boys were more likely to be nominated…
Bully/Victim Problems Among Middle School Children
- M. Boulton, K. Underwood
- 1 October 1993
Following the innovative research by Olweus (1978), there has been a growing concern among educators and researchers with bully-victim problems during childhood. Bullying, as a class of behaviors,…
Associations between Secondary School Pupils' Definitions of Bullying, Attitudes towards Bullying, and Tendencies to Engage in Bullying: Age and sex differences
- M. Boulton, M. Trueman, Ian Flemington
- 1 December 2002
A self-report questionnaire about involvement in different types of bullying, what behaviours were regarded as bullying, and attitudes towards bullying, bullies and victims was completed by pupils in…
Concurrent and longitudinal relations between children's playground behavior and social preference, victimization, and bullying.
- M. Boulton
- PsychologyChild Development
- 1 July 1999
The concurrent and longitudinal links between four observational measures of 8- to 9-year-old children's playground behaviors/peer contacts and three sociometric measures of their peer relationships are examined.
Concurrent and longitudinal links between friendship and peer victimization: implications for befriending interventions.
- M. Boulton, M. Trueman, C. Chau, C. Whitehand, K. Amatya
- PsychologyJournal des adolescens
- 1 August 1999
Three sets of findings were consistent with the view that friendship provides protection against victimization, and a hierarchical multiple regression analysis indicated that a decrease in conflict and betrayal reported to characterize the participants' best friendship was associated with falls in victimization.
Evaluating the effectiveness of a social skills training (SST) programme for victims of bullying
- C. Fox, M. Boulton
- 1 December 2003
Several programmes have been developed to help support victims of bullying, but few have been formally evaluated. On the basis of previous research and from a review of existing programmes, a Social…
A Comparison of Preservice Teachers’ Responses to Cyber Versus Traditional Bullying Scenarios
- M. Boulton, Katryna Hardcastle, James Down, John B. Fowles, Jennifer A. Simmonds
- 1 March 2014
Prior studies indicate that teachers differ in how they respond to different kinds of traditional bullying, and that their beliefs predict their intervention intentions. The current study provided…