ERIC Number: EJ905461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Prospective Associations between Peer Victimization and Aggression
Ostrov, Jamie M.
Child Development, v81 n6 p1670-1677 Nov-Dec 2010
The current study involved a short-term longitudinal study of young children (M = 44.56 months, SD = 11.88, N = 103) to test the prospective associations between peer victimization and aggression subtypes. Path analyses documented that teacher-reported physical victimization was uniquely associated with increases in observed physical aggression over time. The path model also revealed that teacher-reported relational victimization was uniquely associated with statistically significant increases in observed relational aggression over time. Ways in which these findings extend the extant developmental literature are discussed.
Descriptors: Aggression, Peer Relationship, Correlation, Victims of Crime, Bullying, Longitudinal Studies, Path Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Disclosure
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