Bullying in schools: the power of bullies and the plight of victims.

  title={Bullying in schools: the power of bullies and the plight of victims.},
  author={Jaana Juvonen and Sandra H. Graham},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
Bullying is a pervasive problem affecting school-age children. Reviewing the latest findings on bullying perpetration and victimization, we highlight the social dominance function of bullying, the inflated self-views of bullies, and the effects of their behaviors on victims. Illuminating the plight of the victim, we review evidence on the cyclical processes between the risk factors and consequences of victimization and the mechanisms that can account for elevated emotional distress and health… 
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