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ERIC Number: EJ1096983
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1538-8220
What Makes a Bystander Stand By? Adolescents and Bullying
Chapin, John; Brayack, Michael
Journal of School Violence, v15 n4 p424-437 2016
The current study sheds some light on the extent to which adolescents say they are experiencing bullying, what they think they would do when confronted with bullies, and what they have actually done in the past when witnessing bullying. Results from a survey of 1,742 adolescents indicates even young adolescents have already experienced verbal, social and physical bullying. When faced with an actual case of bullying, adolescents were more likely to assist if they were older and better informed about community resources. Adolescents do not believe their own abuse history makes them more or less willing to help others, but the findings show adolescents who have experienced abuse themselves are more likely to intervene, regardless of the type of bullying.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
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