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dc.contributor.authorMcGee, Taraen_US
dc.contributor.authorScott, James G.en_US
dc.contributor.authorJ. McGrath, Johnen_US
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Gail M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorO⿿Callaghan, Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.authorBor, Williamen_US
dc.contributor.authorNajman, Jake M.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T11:19:28Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T11:19:28Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.issn1759-6599en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1108/17596591111132936en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/42303
dc.description.abstractPurpose - The purpose of this paper is to report on the association between bullying victimisation and various internalizing and externalizing behaviours including anxiety and depression, somatic problems, withdrawn behaviour, aggressive and delinquent behaviour. Design/methodology/approach - Data for this research come from the Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes (MUSP) a prospective cohort study of mothers and their children which began in Brisbane in 1981, assessing the impact of experiences of being bullied at 14 years of age and YASR outcomes at 21 years of age. Brisbane is the capital city of the State of Queensland, Australia. The site for the research was the Brisbane Mater Misericordiae Mothers' Hospital (MMH), which is one of the two major obstetric units in Brisbane. In effect all pregnant women attending a publicly-funded obstetrical service over a three-year period were recruited to the study (about 50 percent of women attend public obstetrical services in Queensland). Findings - The authors find that: first, there is no association between the experience of being bullied and young adult anxiety and depression, as well as some other outcomes (withdrawn, intrusive behaviour); second, for both males and females, there are increased rates of attention problems for those children who have been bullied; and third, males and females respond somewhat differently to being bullied, with males reporting more aggressive behaviour and females reporting more somatic problems. Originality/value - Overall, the findings suggest that the likely impact of being bullied may not be widespread across mental health domains, and that the impact may differ somewhat depending upon whether the person bullied is a male or female.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherPier Professionalen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom110en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto114en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Researchen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume3en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchDevelopmental Psychology and Ageingen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode170102en_US
dc.titleYoung adult problem behaviour outcomes of adolescent bullyingen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Criminology and Criminal Justiceen_US
gro.date.issued2015-06-12T05:03:00Z
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