The relationship between bullying, victimization, trait emotional intelligence, self-efficacy and empathy among preadolescents

  title={The relationship between bullying, victimization, trait emotional intelligence, self-efficacy and empathy among preadolescents},
  author={Constantinos M. Kokkinos and Eirini Kipritsi},
  journal={Social Psychology of Education},
The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between bullying, victimization and a number of social-emotional variables such as trait emotional intelligence, empathy and self-efficacy in 206 elementary school 6th graders in Greece. Results indicated that boys reported significantly more direct and indirect bullying behaviors than girls, and higher victimization. Bullying was negatively correlated with overall self-efficacy and its academic component, trait emotional… 
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