The predictive efficiency of school bullying versus later offending: a systematic/meta-analytic review of longitudinal studies.

  title={The predictive efficiency of school bullying versus later offending: a systematic/meta-analytic review of longitudinal studies.},
  author={Maria M. Ttofi and David P. Farrington and Friedrich L{\"o}sel and Rolf Loeber},
  journal={Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH},
  volume={21 2},
BACKGROUND Although bullying and delinquency share similar risk factors, no previous systematic review has ever been conducted to examine possible links between school bullying and criminal offending later in life. AIMS To investigate the extent to which bullying perpetration at school predicts offending later in life, and whether this relation holds after controlling for other major childhood risk factors. METHOD Results are based on a thorough systematic review and meta-analysis of… CONTINUE READING
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