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Suicidal ideation among adolescent school children, involvement in bully-victim problems, and perceived social support.

Authors
  • Rigby, K
  • Slee, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Suicide & life-threatening behavior
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1999
Volume
29
Issue
2
Pages
119–130
Identifiers
PMID: 10407965
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Relationships among suicidal ideation, involvement in bully-victim problems at school, and perceived social support were investigated with samples of adolescent students (N = 1103 and N = 845) attending secondary school in South Australia. Results obtained from self-reports and peer nomination procedures to identify bullies and victims indicated that involvement in bully-victim problems at school, especially for students with relatively little social support, was significantly related to degree of suicidal ideation.

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