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Risk and protective factors for bullying victimization among AIDS-affected and vulnerable children in South Africa.

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OBJECTIVES:

To examine whether bullying is a risk factor for psychological distress among children in poor, urban South Africa. To determine risk and protective factors for bullying victimization.

METHOD:

One thousand and fifty children were interviewed in deprived neighborhoods, including orphans, AIDS-affected children, streetchildren, and child-headed households. Using standardized scales, children reported on bullying victimization, psychological problems, and ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.chiabu.2010.04.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Child abuse and neglect Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
10
Pages:
793-803
Publication date:
2010-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7757
ISSN:
0145-2134
Source identifiers:
83823

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