Bullying Among U.S. Adolescents

Jing Wang; Iannotti, Ronald J.
September 2012
Prevention Researcher;Sep2012, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p3
Academic Journal
The article reports on the prevalence of bullying among adolescents in the U.S. and discusses demographic differences for both traditional bullying and cyberbullying among U.S. adolescents. A discussion of the risk factors of adolescent bullying and of factors which can protect adolescents from bullying is presented. Research which has examined the relationship between traditional bullying and cyberbullying is discussed. The effectiveness of several commonly used bullying prevention and intervention programs is examined.


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