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Active Defending and Passive Bystanding Behavior in Bullying: The Role of Personal Characteristics and Perceived Peer Pressure
This study examined the role of pro-victim attitudes, personal responsibility, coping responses to observations of bullying, and perceived peer normative pressure in explaining defending the victimExpand
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Association Between Bullying and Psychosomatic Problems: A Meta-analysis
CONTEXT. In the last few years, there has been an increasing amount of research showing the concurrent and long-term consequences of bullying and being bullied by peers. OBJECTIVE. We performed aExpand
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Why Do Bystanders of Bullying Help or Not? A Multidimensional Model
The authors employed Latanè and Darley’s model about bystanders’ behavior to explain children’s active defending and passive bystanding behavior in school bullying. The three central steps of theExpand
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The role of bystanders in students' perception of bullying and sense of safety.
Two studies employing a mixed experimental design were conducted to determine if perceptions of bullying, attitudes towards victims, and students' sense of safety at school were influenced byExpand
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Moral disengagement among children and youth: a meta-analytic review of links to aggressive behavior.
A growing body of research has demonstrated consistent links between Bandura's theory of moral disengagement and aggressive behavior in adults. The present meta-analysis was conducted to summarizeExpand
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The role of individual correlates and class norms in defending and passive bystanding behavior in bullying: a multilevel analysis.
This study investigates possible individual and class correlates of defending and passive bystanding behavior in bullying, in a sample of 1,825 Italian primary school (mean age=10 years 1 month) andExpand
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Bullied Children and Psychosomatic Problems: A Meta-analysis
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: A previous meta-analysis showed that being bullied during childhood is related to psychosomatic problems, but many other studies have been published since then, includingExpand
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The interaction between emotional intelligence and cognitive ability in predicting scholastic performance in school-aged children.
The aim of the present study is to offer an exploration of the predictive validity of cognitive ability and emotional intelligence (EI) on scholastic achievement in a sample of Italian school-agedExpand
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The Role of Individual and Collective Moral Disengagement in Peer Aggression and Bystanding: A Multilevel Analysis
This study investigates the relationships between individual and collective moral disengagement and aggression-related behaviors (peer aggression, defending, and passive bystanding) among 918Expand
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Main and moderated effects of moral cognition and status on bullying and defending.
This study analyzed the relations of two dimensions of moral cognition (i.e., acceptance of moral transgression and moral disengagement) and two forms of status in the peer group (i.e., socialExpand
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