In this research brief, the authors provide information to help professionals recognize and respond to bullying among children. Focus on the types of bullying, the characteristics of bullies and victims, and actions professionals can take to reduce bullying.
This research brief provides an overview of research regarding peer conflict and aggressive behaviors among children. Focus on factors and reasons that contribute to peer conflict and aggressive behavior, how peer conflict and aggressive behaviors can affect development, and actions professionals can take to reduce peer conflict among children.
In this article, Pamela Paul reports on the problem of bullying among school-age children. Focus on the forms that bullying can take, including relational aggression, and what experts cite as possible causes and effects of bullying on children.
In this article, the author defines relational aggression and reviews recent research on relational aggression among children. Focus on what relational aggression is, how it is measured, and how it is related to gender development of children.
This article provides a summary of a research study examining the impact of bullying on elementary school children. Focus on the number of children who reported being bullied or bullying others as well as the emotional effects of bullying as reported by the children.
In this article, the authors examine the link between bullying and behavior and adjustment problems among children. Focus on what an analysis of the Environmental Risk Study reveals about the effects of bullying on children.