Adult Recollections of Name-calling at School

  title={Adult Recollections of Name-calling at School},
  author={W. Ray Paul Crozier and Evanthia Skliopidou},
  journal={Educational Psychology},
  pages={113 - 124}
A sample of 220 adults responded to a questionnaire on their recollections of name-calling and nicknames while at school. Hurtful names were reported by 141 participants, who described coping with them primarily by means of verbal retaliation or ignoring the names. Participants rarely told teachers and most stated that their school was unhelpful. Although the experience was regarded less negatively over time, this was not the case for those who reported finding the names most hurtful. These… Expand
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