Empathetic responsiveness, group norms, and prosocial affiliations in bullying roles.

@article{Nickerson2014EmpatheticRG,
  title={Empathetic responsiveness, group norms, and prosocial affiliations in bullying roles.},
  author={Amanda B. Nickerson and Danielle Mele-Taylor},
  journal={School psychology quarterly : the official journal of the Division of School Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={99-109}
}
In this study, the relationships among gender, empathetic responsiveness, perceived group norms, prosocial affiliations, and bullying roles were examined for 262 fifth- through eighth-grade students (n = 141 males; n = 121 females). According to the Bullying Participant Roles Survey (BPRS), participants were identified as defenders (n = 135; 51.5%), victims (n = 48; 18.3%), bullies (n = 39; 14.9%), and outsiders (n = 26; 9.9%). Results of multinominal logistic regression revealed that… CONTINUE READING
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