publication . Article . 2003

Links between social information processing in middle childhood and involvement in bullying. [IF 0.95]

Camodeca, M.; Goossens, F.A.; Schuengel, C.; Meerum Terwogt, M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2003
  • Country: Netherlands
The aim of this study was to investigate the way in which bullies, victims, bully/victims, and those not involved process social information. A peer nomination measure of bullying and victimization was administered twice over an interval of one year. The sample consisted of 236 (126 girls and 110 boys) children at the beginning of the study (TI) and 242 children one year later (T2) (mean age: 8 years). To test how children responded when provoked, both spontaneously and after prompting, we used provocation scenarios, and to test their attributional interpretations we used ambiguous scenarios. The results showed that children not involved in bullying responded in...
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