A Multilevel, Statewide Investigation of School District Anti-Bullying Policy Quality and Student Bullying Involvement.

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The Journal of school health, ISSN: 1746-1561, Vol: 87, Issue: 3, Page: 174-181

Publication Year:
2017
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PMID:
28147459
DOI:
10.1111/josh.12480
Author(s):
Gower, Amy L; Cousin, Molly; Borowsky, Iris W
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
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Social Sciences; Arts and Humanities; Medicine
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Although nearly all states in the United States require school districts to adopt anti-bullying policies, little research examines the effect of these policies on student bullying and health. Using a statewide sample, we investigated associations between the quality of school district anti-bullying policies and student bullying involvement and adjustment.