Bullying as a Stressor in Mid-Adolescent Girls and Boys–Associations with Perceived Stress, Recurrent Pain, and Salivary Cortisol

Bullying involves repeated exposure to negative actions while also invoking a power asymmetry between the involved parties. From a stress perspective, being bullied can be seen as a severe and chronic stressor, and an everyday social-evaluative threat, coupled with a shortage of effective social res...

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Main Authors: Viveca Östberg, Sara B. Låftman, Bitte Modin, Petra Lindfors
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2018-02-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Online Access:http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/2/364