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Individual risk factors for school bullying

Individual risk factors for school bullying This article reviews individual risk factors for bullying, especially gender, age, aggressiveness, low intelligence and achievement, hyperactivity-impulsiveness, low empathy, low self-esteem, depression, unpopularity, and physical and biological features. It also reports individual, family and socio-economic predictors and correlates of bullying discovered in a longitudinal survey of 411 London boys. The most important individual risk factors are low impulsiveness and low empathy, and they could be targeted in cognitive-behavioural skills training programmes. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research Pier Professional

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Pier Professional
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Copyright © 2010 by Pier Professional Limited
ISSN
1759-6599
eISSN
2042-8715
DOI
10.5042/jacpr.2010.0001
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Abstract

This article reviews individual risk factors for bullying, especially gender, age, aggressiveness, low intelligence and achievement, hyperactivity-impulsiveness, low empathy, low self-esteem, depression, unpopularity, and physical and biological features. It also reports individual, family and socio-economic predictors and correlates of bullying discovered in a longitudinal survey of 411 London boys. The most important individual risk factors are low impulsiveness and low empathy, and they could be targeted in cognitive-behavioural skills training programmes.

Journal

Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace ResearchPier Professional

Published: Jan 1, 2010

Keywords: Bullying

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