Individual and contextual factors associated with patterns of aggression and peer victimization during middle school.

@article{Bettencourt2013IndividualAC,
  title={Individual and contextual factors associated with patterns of aggression and peer victimization during middle school.},
  author={Amie F Bettencourt and Albert D Farrell},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={285-302}
}
Peer victimization is a common problem among adolescents that has been linked to a variety of adjustment problems. Youth involved in peer victimization represent a heterogeneous group who may differ not only in their levels of victimization and perpetration, but also in the factors that influence their behavior. The current study used latent class analysis (LCA) to identify subgroups of aggressive and victimized youth, and to examine social-cognitive and environmental factors that differ across… CONTINUE READING