publication . Article . 2010

Evidence for Reciprocity

Peter Smith; Helen Cowie;
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  • Published: 11 Jun 2010 Journal: School Psychology International, volume 31, pages 296-311 (issn: 0143-0343, eissn: 1461-7374, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
This study tested transactional models to explain the short-term longitudinal links between self-perceptions and involvement in bullying and victimization among 115 9- to 10-year-old children. Self-perceptions were measured with Harter's Self-Perception Profile for Children (six sub-scales) and bullying/victimization by means of peer nominations. Data were collected at two points, separated by five months, within a school year. Earlier victimization significantly negatively predicted changes in Global self-worth, social acceptance and, for girls only, physical appearance scores, and earlier social acceptance scores significantly negatively predicted changes in v...
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Medical Subject Headings: sense organs
free text keywords: Education, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health
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