School bullying before and during COVID-19: Results from a population-based randomized design.

@article{Vaillancourt2021SchoolBB,
  title={School bullying before and during COVID-19: Results from a population-based randomized design.},
  author={Tracy Vaillancourt and Heather Brittain and Amanda Krygsman and Ann H. Farrell and Sally Landon and Debra J. Pepler},
  journal={Aggressive behavior},
  year={2021}
}
We examined the impact of COVID-19 on bullying prevalence rates in a sample of 6578 Canadian students in Grades 4 to 12. To account for school changes associated with the pandemic, students were randomized at the school level into two conditions: (1) the pre-COVID-19 condition, assessing bullying prevalence rates retrospectively before the pandemic, and (2) the current condition, assessing rates during the pandemic. Results indicated that students reported far higher rates of bullying… 

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