Peer to peer sexual harassment in early adolescence: a developmental perspective.

  title={Peer to peer sexual harassment in early adolescence: a developmental perspective.},
  author={Loren E McMaster and Jennifer Connolly and Debra J Pepler and Wendy M. Craig},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={14 1},
The goal of this study was to examine sexual harassment in early adolescence. Available data indicate that peer to peer sexual harassment is prevalent in high school and is associated with psychosocial problems for both victims and perpetrators. For the present study, we adopted a developmental contextual model to examine the possibility that this behavior develops during the late elementary and middle school years and is linked to the biological and social changes that occur at this time… CONTINUE READING
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