peer victimization

peer victimization

(vik″tĭ-mĭ-zā′shŏn)
Teasing, harassing, bullying, or belittling of a person by another person from the same, general group, e.g., of one child by another.
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Peer victimization and suicide continue to be prevalent public health issues that affect adolescents across the United States (Espelage & Holt, 2013; Kaminski & Fang, 2009).
Results suggested that peer victimization impairs children's emotional well-being and children with average or high levels of empathy may be more sensitive to negative experiences.
Nonetheless, peer victimization has been found to be strongly related to distress (Finkelhor, Shattuck, Turner, & Hamby, 2012), so it seems to be a potentially harmful experience.
Nevertheless, there was a prevalence of peer victimization among third-grade students and a significant increase in the number of sex crimes reported on college campuses.
Previous research has indicated that both parental and teacher support was associated with decreased peer victimization (Karlsson, Stickley, Lindblad, Schwab-Stone and Ruchkin, 2014).
Several studies evidenced the relationship between the experience of peer victimization with depressive symptoms among children (Boivin, Hymel, and Bukowski, 1995; Neary and Joseph, 1994).
The second subscale, the University of Illinois Peer Victimization Scale, assesses verbal and physical peer victimization within the past 30 days.
A significant finding was that children experienced peer victimization with decreased frequency when they actively sought out conflict-resolution strategies and attempted to restore relationships.
Objective: This study was conducted to explore the impact of peer victimization on psychiatric symptoms among adolescents.
Authors collectively cite more than a hundred peer-reviewed papers on bullying and peer victimization.
Academic self-efficacy mediated the relationship between parental emotional abuse and NSSI, whereas social self-efficacy mediated the relationship between peer victimization and NSSI.