The Impact of Direct and Indirect Bullying on the Mental and Physical Health of Italian Youngsters

@inproceedings{Baldry2004TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Direct and Indirect Bullying on the Mental and Physical Health of Italian Youngsters},
  author={Anna Costanza Baldry},
  year={2004}
}
The aim of the present study was to determine the extent to which direct and indirect bullying and victimization at school affects the mental and physical health of 661 Italian boys and girls, aged 11 to 15 years old. The impact of bullying and victimization is assessed by taking into account the relative buffering effect of a positive relationship with one or both parents. Internalizing symptoms such as withdrawn behaviors, somatic complaints, and anxiety and depression, measured with the… CONTINUE READING