The impact of a middle school program to reduce aggression, victimization, and sexual violence.

@article{Espelage2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of a middle school program to reduce aggression, victimization, and sexual violence.},
  author={Dorothy L. Espelage and Sabina Low and Joshua R. Polanin and Eric C. Brown},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={
          180-6
        }
}
  • D. Espelage, Sabina Low, +1 author E. Brown
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
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