Homophobic teasing, psychological outcomes, and sexual orientation among high school students: Victimization experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Individual responses to victimization. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology64 4
School belonging, suicidality, grades, truancy, and graduation perceptions.
New study reveals prevalence of anti-gay verbal and physical bullying in Florida schools
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. In other words, peer victimization partially accounted for the lower levels of school identification or belonging seen in sexual minority youth. In order that collate relative fit of nested models across gender, change in CFI comparative fit index was utilized here, with a suggestion that support for the more parsimonious model can fit data better than a less parsimonius model requires a change in CFI is smaller or equal to. This study 1 reports frequency rates of mutually exclusive traditional, cyber and combined both traditional and cyber bullying roles; and 2 investigates whether adolescents belonging to particular bullying roles show higher levels of involvement in risky online activities Compulsive Internet Use CIUonline grooming victimization, and sexting and risky offline activities bad behavior in school, drinking alcohol and truancy than non-involved adolescents. Moreover, potential limitations of the investigation and implications for theory, research, and practice were discussed. There is a clear need for longitudinal data that can better speak to causal relationships between peer victimization related to sexual orientation and gender identity or expression and the outcomes that have been studied.
Participants in this study also reported coping with peer victimization through the use of avoidance strategies such as cutting classself-defense strategies weight-training, vigilanceand drug and alcohol use, and adopting gender conforming behaviors in an effort to prevent future attacks. Participants who were victims of both traditional and cyberbullying reported the most psychological distress, with four- or five-fold greater odds of having depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, self-injury, and suicide attempts. This finding suggests that younger students who spend more time playing games on weekdays while being more confident in cyberspace and active in using mobile phones are more likely to be involved in cyberbullying than other students. The use of measures that assess multiple dimensions of mental health at once e. The exa mined results as a whole led us conclude that far from c yberbullying. The bullying of sexual minorities at school: