Victimization: a newly recognized outcome of prematurity.

@article{Nadeau2004VictimizationAN,
  title={Victimization: a newly recognized outcome of prematurity.},
  author={Line Nadeau and R{\'e}jean Tessier and Françine Lefebvre and Philippe Robaey},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={
          508-13
        }
}
Victimization by peers affects 10 to 20% of school children under the age of 12 years. Physical, verbal, and psychological victimization (being pushed, hit, called names, teased, being the target of rumours, theft, extortion) is associated with short- and long-term adjustment problems, such as peer rejection, social withdrawal, low self-esteem, anxiety, loneliness, and depression, as well as academic problems and school drop-out. Research on populations of school children (primary and secondary… CONTINUE READING
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