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Bardach, Lisa; Graf, Daniel; Yanagida, Takuya; Kollmayer, Marlene; Spiel, Christiane; Lüftenegger, Marko – Journal of School Violence, 2020
This study investigated the gender-specific effects of social achievement goals -- i.e., social development goals, social demonstration approach goals, and social demonstration avoid goals -- on bullying perpetration in a sample of 788 adolescents (53.3% girls), taking into account the mediating role of sense of belonging and non-inclusive group…
Descriptors: Bullying, Intervention, Gender Differences, Peer Acceptance
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Chen, Ji-Kang; Chen, Li-Ming – Journal of School Violence, 2020
This study examined the similarities and differences between three distinct Chinese societies (Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China) regarding the contribution of gender and grade level to school violence, the ranking orders of perpetration and victimization behavior, and the correlates of school nonattendance due to violence. A cross-national random…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Cross Cultural Studies, Gender Differences
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Healy, Karyn L.; Grzazek, Olivia Y.; Sanders, Matthew R. – Journal of School Violence, 2020
This mixed methods study describes attributions for improvement following reductions in victimization for children who were bullied at school. It also tests hypotheses from attribution theory about attributions associated with improvements. The sample was a subset of families who participated in an RCT of a family cognitive-behavioral program to…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Intervention, Comparative Analysis
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Lei, Xiaojing; Bussey, Kay; Hay, Phillipa; Mond, Jonathan; Trompeter, Nora; Lonergan, Alexandra; Mitchison, Deborah – Journal of School Violence, 2020
The aims of the current study were to provide the first Australian prevalence estimates of sexual harassment in adolescents, explore gender differences in form and frequency of harassment, and investigate demographic and weight status correlates. A total of 4098 adolescents (47.3% boys), aged 11 to 19 years from government and non-government…
Descriptors: Violence, School Safety, Sexual Harassment, High School Students
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Kurki-Kangas, Leena; Fröjd, Sari; Haravuori, Henna; Marttunen, Mauri; Kaltiala, Riittakerttu – Journal of School Violence, 2020
We investigated whether the associations between involvement in bullying and emotional and behavioral symptoms among adolescents differ according to sexual orientation. Respondents were 25 147 boys and 25 257 girls in comprehensive school (M[subscript age] 15.4, SD 0.6), and 33 231 males and 36 765 females in upper secondary education (M[subscript…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Minority Groups, LGBTQ People
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Tremblay-Perreault, Amélie; Hébert, Martine – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Sexual abuse and peer victimization often co-occur and generate similar repercussions. The current study aimed to determine the extent to which child sexual abuse is associated to peer victimization. The unique contribution of these two distinct forms of victimization to the prediction of behavior problems was also investigated in a sample of 532…
Descriptors: Correlation, Behavior Problems, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse
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Martín-Baena, David; Mayoral, Olga; Talavera, Marta; Montero, Isabel – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Objective: To explore the association between violence and suicidal behavior in female university students. Method: A convenience sample of 540 female students enrolled in the Nursing and Teacher Training Faculties at the University of Valencia was selected. Violence by partners, nonpartners, and both was compared with suicidal thoughts and…
Descriptors: Violence, Suicide, Females, College Students
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Cho, Sujung – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The current study applied an opportunity perspective and an individual trait approach to explain the link between bullying perpetration and victimization among early adolescents in South Korea. This study addressed direct effects of low self-control and lifestyle factors on bullying victimization as well as mediating effects of lifestyles on the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Early Adolescents, Self Control
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Daigle, Leah E.; Johnston, Tricia; Azimi, Andia; Felix, Shanna N. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The victimization of college students is well documented. Comparative research on the extent of victimization and the risk factors for it is less prevalent. Although some cultural similarities exist, it is possible that American and Canadian college students differ in their experience of victimization. These differences have not been fully…
Descriptors: College Students, Violence, Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime
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Baiden, Philip; Kuuire, Vincent Z.; Shrestha, Nibedita; Tonui, Betty C.; Dako-Gyeke, Mavis; Peters, Kersley K. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This paper examined the effect of bullying victimization on suicidal ideation and suicide attempt among adolescents in Ghana. Data on 1,633 students ages 14-18 years (50.6% males) were analyzed using logistic regression. We found that 17% of the 1,633 adolescents examined reported experiencing suicidal thoughts and about 21% of the 1,633…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Victims, Suicide
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Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, L. E.; Fabris, Matteo Angelo; Settanni, Michele – Journal of School Violence, 2019
In Italy, numerous studies have been carried out regarding the phenomenon of bullying; however, studies on single incidences of sexual, physical, and psychological victimization at school remain scant. Therefore the aim of this study is to examine the phenomenon of scholastic violence with a broader perspective, as well as all the possible…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Middle School Students
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Muñoz Reyes, José Antonio; Guerra, Rómulo; Polo, Pablo; Cavieres, Eduardo; Pita, Miguel; Turiégano, Enrique – Journal of School Violence, 2019
In this study, we applied an evolutionary perspective to analyze the relationship between aggressiveness, academic performance, and sociality in a population of 528 adolescents of both sexes. In men, we expect physical aggression (PA) and sociality to be negative predictors of academic performance. However, in women, PA would be a negative…
Descriptors: Aggression, Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Late Adolescents
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Ma, Ting-Lan; Chen, Wei-Ting – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Despite a wealth of knowledge for factors predicting adolescent defending behaviors, it remains unknown about victims' adjustment resulting from experiencing the presence of different bystander roles in a victimization episode. This study analyzed 209 Taiwanese adolescents' reports of school-based peer victimization, perceived bystander actions in…
Descriptors: Victims, Emotional Adjustment, Social Adjustment, Role
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Berger, Christian; Poteat, V. Paul; Dantas, Julio – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Empowering students to report peer victimization is a major part of bullying intervention. Nevertheless, although bullying often can be discriminatory (e.g., homophobic), there remains limited attention to how issues of diversity relate to students reporting their victimization experiences. Among 572 students in four Chilean high schools, we…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Bullying, Teacher Behavior, Adolescents
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Paradeisioti, Anna; Papacosta, Ernestina Sismani; Giannakopoulos, George; Kolaitis, Gerasimos – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study explores the prevalence of bullying and victimization among Cypriot adolescents diagnosed with mental health problems. Their psychosocial adjustment in relation to bullying is studied. The sample consisted of 187 adolescents (60.2% boys; M age = 13.2) and their parents. The present sample reported significantly higher rates of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Peer Relationship, Victims
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