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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice

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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 030944067X
ISBN-13: 9780309440677
Number of pages: 362

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Recognizing that bullying behavior is a major public health problem that demands the concerted and coordinated time and attention of parents, educators and school administrators, health care providers, policy makers, families, and others concerned with the care of children, this report evaluates the state of the science on biological and psychosocial consequences of peer victimization and the risk and protective factors that either increase or decrease peer victimization behavior and consequences.

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