Twenty years' research on peer victimization and psychosocial maladjustment: a meta-analytic review of cross-sectional studies.

@article{Hawker2000TwentyYR,
  title={Twenty years' research on peer victimization and psychosocial maladjustment: a meta-analytic review of cross-sectional studies.},
  author={D S Hawker and Michael J Boulton},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={441-55}
}
Cross-sectional quantitative designs are often used to investigate whether peer victimization is positively related to psychosocial maladjustment. This paper presents a meta-analytic review of cross-sectional studies, published between 1978 and 1997, of the association of peer victimization with psychosocial maladjustment. Mean effect sizes were calculated for the association between peer victimization and each form of maladjustment (depression, loneliness, generalized and social anxiety, and… CONTINUE READING
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