The Long-Term Effects of Coping Strategy Use in Victims of Bullying

  title={The Long-Term Effects of Coping Strategy Use in Victims of Bullying},
  author={Simon C. Hunter and Joaqu{\'i}n A. Mora-Merch{\'a}n and Rosario Ortega},
  journal={The Spanish Journal of Psychology},
  pages={3 - 12}
The ways in which children appraise and cope with school bullying are likely to influence the long-term outcomes experienced. To examine this possibility, 219 Spanish undergraduate students (73 male, 146 female) aged between 18 and 40, completed an adapted version of the Retrospective Bullying Questionnaire (RBQ; Schäfer et al., 2004) and a distress scale (Rivers, 1999). Results indicated that neither coping strategies reported by victims of bullying nor the match between control appraisal and… 

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