Dating Violence & Sexual Harassment Across the Bully-Victim Continuum Among Middle and High School Students

  title={Dating Violence \& Sexual Harassment Across the Bully-Victim Continuum Among Middle and High School Students},
  author={Dorothy L. Espelage and Melissa K Holt},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
Associations among bullying, peer victimization, sexual harassment, and dating violence were examined among 684 middle and high school students. Cluster analysis of self-report measures revealed four distinct bully-victim subtypes: uninvolved, victims, bully-victims, and bullies. African-American students comprised the bully cluster more than White students, but did not report higher rates of dating violence or peer sexual harassment. Bully-victims reported significantly more physical dating… 
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