Bullying Victimization Uniquely Contributes to Adjustment Problems in Young Children: A Nationally Representative Cohort Study

@article{Arseneault2006BullyingVU,
  title={Bullying Victimization Uniquely Contributes to Adjustment Problems in Young Children: A Nationally Representative Cohort Study},
  author={Louise Arseneault and Elizabeth Walsh and Kali Trzesniewski and Rhiannon Newcombe and Avshalom Caspi and Terrie E. Moffitt},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={130 - 138}
}
OBJECTIVE. It has been shown that bullying victimization is associated with behavior and school adjustment problems, but it remains unclear whether the experience of bullying uniquely contributes to those problems after taking into account preexisting adjustment problems. METHODS. We examined bullying in the Environmental Risk Study, a nationally representative 1994–1995 birth cohort of 2232 children. We identified children who experienced bullying between the ages of 5 and 7 years either as… 

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