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Fredrick, Stephanie Secord; Demaray, Michelle K.; Malecki, Christine K.; Dorio, Nicole B. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The purpose of the current study is to investigate social support (from parents, classmates, teachers, and close friends) as a protective factor in the association between depression and suicidal ideation. Data on students' levels of social support, depression, and suicidal ideation were collected from 399 9th-grade students using the Child and…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Adolescents, Social Support Groups, Peer Relationship
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Pittard, Caroline M.; Pössel, Patrick; Smith, Rosamond J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
Teaching behavior impacts student psychopathology. This study explored the associations between teaching behavior types and depressive symptoms in students. The Teaching Behavior Questionnaire (TBQ) and the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) were completed by 763 middle and 976 high school students from private Catholic…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Middle School Students, High School Students, Private Schools
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Chan, Jacob Yuichung; Fung, Annis L.; Gerstein, Lawrence H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Research on aggression in the West has focused mainly on the dichotomy between proactive and reactive aggression, but not the co-occurring proactive-reactive aggression subtype, despite its prevalence. The authors investigated the differences in psychological and behavioral correlates among proactive, reactive, and proactive-reactive student…
Descriptors: Aggression, Foreign Countries, Student Behavior, Secondary School Students
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Pouwelse, Mieneke; Bolman, Catherine; Lodewijkx, Hein; Spaa, Marguerite – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
Using self-report questionnaires, a survey among 606 Dutch primary school children aged 10 to 12 years examined relationships among social support, gender, victimization, and depressive feelings. Hierarchical regression analyses confirmed that victims and bully/victims would report more depressive feelings than uninvolved children. There was no…
Descriptors: Females, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences, Victims
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Dempsey, Allison G.; Sulkowski, Michael L.; Nichols, Rebecca; Storch, Eric A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
The increasing use of cyberspace as a social networking forum creates a new medium for youth to become victims of peer aggression. This study used factor analysis techniques to confirm whether survey questions about frequency of cyber victimization formed a distinct latent construct from questions about relational and overt victimization…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Peer Relationship, Factor Analysis, Victims of Crime
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Conners-Burrow, Nicola A.; Johnson, Danya L.; Whiteside-Mansell, Leanne; McKelvey, Lorraine; Gargus, Regina A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
This study examines the degree to which support from parents and teachers buffers the level of depression for four groups of children involved in bullying (victim, bully, bully-victims, or not involved children). Nine hundred and seventy-seven 5th-, 9th-, and 11th-grade students in the rural South completed questionnaires on bullying, social…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Bullying, Parent Responsibility, Teacher Responsibility