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Kulig, Teresa C.; Cullen, Francis T.; Wilcox, Pamela; Chouhy, Cecilia – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Self-control has provided a useful framework for understanding both offending behavior and victimization risk. As a theory of victimization, research has established that low self-control is directly related to victimization risk beyond a range of other factors. This finding raises the issue of whether other personality traits are associated with…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Victims, Violence, Adolescents
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Acosta, Joie; Chinman, Matthew; Ebener, Patricia; Malone, Patrick S.; Phillips, Andrea; Wilks, Asa – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study assesses how perceptions of school climate and four mediating factors (school connectedness, peer attachment, assertiveness, and empathy) influence reports of bullying behaviors among 2,834 students in 14 middle schools. Results revealed that students in positive school climates reported experiencing fewer physical, emotional, and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Environment, Bullying, Middle School Students
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Connolly, Eric J.; Kavish, Nicholas; Cooke, Eric M. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Existing research suggests that repeated bullying victimization is associated with lower levels of educational attainment. However, it is difficult to ascertain whether a true causal association exists since previously reported associations may be confounded by genetic and shared environmental factors that affect both repeated bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Educational Attainment, Longitudinal Studies
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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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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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Pastrana, Freddie A.; Craig, James T.; Gregus, Samantha J.; Hernandez Rodriguez, Juventino; Bridges, Ana J.; Cavell, Timothy A. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Repeated victims of school bullying are at risk for maladjustment and could potentially benefit from selective intervention. However, selective intervention requires a practical method for accurately identifying members of the targeted group. We examined the extent to which the global victimization item from the Olweus Bully/Victim Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Peer Relationship, Grade 4
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Peguero, Anthony A.; Hong, Jun Sung – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Violence and disorder occurring within schools have received increased attention and scrutiny over the years; however, few have explored how violence and school disorder are influencing the children of immigrants' likelihood of dropping out. The current study draws from a segmented assimilation framework to explore if and how the associations…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Dropouts, Immigrants
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Curran, F. Chris; Viano, Samantha L.; Fisher, Benjamin W. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Teacher victimization is a relatively understudied phenomenon that may contribute to teacher turnover. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between teacher reports of victimization and teachers leaving their school and the profession. Using nationally representative data (n = 104,840) from the Schools and Staffing Survey, we…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Violence, Teacher Student Relationship, School Safety
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Parris, Leandra; Varjas, Kris; Meyers, Joel; Henrich, Chris; Brack, Jane – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Student responses to bullying have an effect on subsequent outcomes. Dichotomous theories of coping suggest that self-reliance plays a role in responding to stress. In order to investigate the multidimensional nature of coping with bullying, the authors developed the Coping with Bullying Scale for Children. The current study also examined the…
Descriptors: Coping, Bullying, Victims, Self Esteem
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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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Baek, Hyunin; Andreescu, Viviana; Rolfe, Shawn M. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study examines the role played by a limited number of fear-of-crime correlates in structuring variations in fear of violent victimization expressed by a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents who participated in the 2013 National Crime Victimization Survey School Crime Supplement. Results show that both male and female…
Descriptors: Bullying, Fear, Victims, Adolescents
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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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Garner, Pamela W.; Waajid, Badiyyah – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Sociodemographic variables may have important implications for understanding the role of global and discrete-level emotion regulation ability in the prediction of elementary school children's peer victimization. We tested this hypothesis in a sample of 109 elementary school children from economically and racially diverse backgrounds. There was a…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Elementary School Students, Victims, Bullying
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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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Harbin, Shannon Marie; Kelley, Mary Lou; Piscitello, Jennifer; Walker, Seandra J. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The prevalence of bullying has increased over the past decade and is a public health concern. Existing measures of bullying lack breadth and/or psychometric support, which may inaccurately represent current rates of bullying. The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a psychometrically sound measure, the Multidimensional Bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Behavior Rating Scales, Measures (Individuals), Victims
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