publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Peer Victimization and Internalizing Symptoms From Adolescence Into Young Adulthood: Building Strength Through Emotional Support.

Rachel S. Yeung Thompson; Bonnie J. Leadbeater;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2013
This longitudinal study investigated how changes in peer victimization were associated with changes in internalizing symptoms among 662 adolescents across a 4-year period. The moderating effects of initial levels of father, mother, and friend emotional support on this association were also examined. Gender and age group differences (early adolescent group aged 12–15 years; late adolescent group aged 16–18 years) were tested. Increases in physical and relational victimization were related to increases in internalizing symptoms. Friend emotional support was more protective in reducing internalizing symptoms for adolescent males than adolescent females in both the ...
Medical Subject Headings: educationhealth care economics and organizations
free text keywords: Social Sciences (miscellaneous), Cultural Studies, Behavioral Neuroscience, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Article, Clinical psychology, Developmental psychology, Friendship, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Suicide prevention, Peer victimization, Young adult, Longitudinal study, Psychology, Injury prevention, Poison control, Human factors and ergonomics
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