Association Between Bullying Victimization and Health Risk Behaviors Among High School Students in the United States.

  title={Association Between Bullying Victimization and Health Risk Behaviors Among High School Students in the United States.},
  author={Marci Feldman Hertz and Sherry Everett Jones and Lisa C. Barrios and Corinne F. David-Ferdon and Melissa Holt},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={85 12},
BACKGROUND Childhood exposure to adverse experiences has been associated with adult asthma, smoking, sexually transmitted disease, obesity, substance use, depression, and sleep disturbances. Conceptualizing bullying as an adverse childhood experience, 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data were used to examine the relationship between in-person and electronic bullying victimization among US high school students and health risk behaviors and conditions related to violence, substance use… CONTINUE READING
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