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Protecting Bullies and Victims from Long-term Undesirable Outcomes

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Abstract

This chapter has two aims: first to review evidence on the later life consequences of school bullying and second, to review what is known about protective factors that interrupt the continuity from school bullying to later life outcomes. This chapter first presents evidence on the detrimental impact of school bullying on the healthy psychosocial development of children. Given the more limited literature on the development of children involved in specific bullying roles (such as bystanders and defenders), we focus on pure bullies, pure victims, and bully-victims. Relevant scientific evidence is presented based on individual studies and, notably, from systematic and meta-analytic reviews of the literature. This chapter documents a significant continuity between school bullying and internalizing and externalizing problems in adult life.

Keywords

Suicidal Ideation Antisocial Behavior Effortful Control Bully Victimization School Bully 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversidad de CórdobaCórdobaSpain
  2. 2.Institute of CriminologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.Department of EducationUniversidad de CórdobaCórdobaSpain

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