Bullying and victimisation in school children: the role of social identity, problem-solving style, and family and school context

  title={Bullying and victimisation in school children: the role of social identity, problem-solving style, and family and school context},
  author={Tony Cassidy},
  journal={Social Psychology of Education},
  • T. Cassidy
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychology of Education
The relationship between social identity, family and school context, problem-solving style, self-esteem, health behaviour, psychological distress, and victimisation, was explored in a quasi-experimental survey of 461 children aged between 11 and 15 years old. There was a high prevalence of victimisation (29%) in the group and 44% of those victimised scored above the clinical cut-off on the GHQ. Victims exhibited higher levels of psychological distress, lower self-esteem, more unhealthy… Expand
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