publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

The Mediating Role of Psychological Adjustment between Peer Victimization and Social Adjustment in Adolescence

Eva María Romera-Félix; Olga Gómez-Ortiz; Rosario Ortega-Ruiz;
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  • Published: 10 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
There is extensive scientific evidence of the serious psychological and social effects that peer victimization may have on students, among them internalizing problems such as anxiety or negative self-esteem, difficulties related to low self-efficacy and lower levels of social adjustment. Although a direct relationship has been observed between victimization and these effects, it has not yet been analyzed whether there is a relationship of interdependence between all these measures of psychosocial adjustment. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between victimization and difficulties related to social adjustment among high school students. To do ...
Medical Subject Headings: educationhumanitiessocial sciences
free text keywords: Bullying, self-esteem, social anxiety, Social Adjustment, Peer victimization, Social self-efficacy, Psychology, BF1-990, negative self-esteem, Original Research
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