Areas of Expert Agreement on Identification of School Bullies and Victims

  title={Areas of Expert Agreement on Identification of School Bullies and Victims},
  author={Richard J. Hazlerr and JoLynn V. Carney and Suzy Green and Richard D. Powell and Loren Scott Jolly},
  journal={School Psychology International},
  pages={14 - 5}
Characteristics of school bullies and victims identified in the professional literature vary widely. This study turned these characteristics into a survey that included 70 potential characteristics. A world-wide group of 14 experts were asked to rate the importance of each characteristic in identifying either bullies or victims. The results demonstrated strong agreement on 19 characteristics for bullies and 19 for victims. Results of the study are discussed as well as the potential value of… 
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