BRNET Member Publications

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Boulton, M. J., & Macaulay, P. J. (2023). Testing the social validity of the CATZ cross-age teaching zone anti-bullying intervention among school students. Research Papers in Education.

Kaufman, T. M. L., Lessard, L. M., & Watson, R. J. (2023). Heterogenous associations between Gender-Sexuality Alliances and LGBTQ adolescents' maladjustment across individual victimization level. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Nassem, E. M. (2023). The application of a Foucauldian approach to analyse school bullying: A critique. Pastoral Care in Education, 1-19.

Tolmatcheff, C., Veenstra, R., Roskam, I., & Galand, B. (2023). Examining the link between implementation fidelity, quality, and effectiveness of teacher-delivered anti-bullying interventions in a randomized controlled trial. Prevention Science.


Baraldsnes, D. (2022). Teacher practices aimed at preventing school bullying: A comparative analysis of Lithuania and Norway. Nordic Studies in Education, 42(4), 306– 327.

Betts, L. R., Spenser, K. A., & Baguley, T. (2022). Describing disclosure of cybervictimization in adolescents from the United Kingdom: The role of age, gender, involvement in cyberbullying, and time spent online. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 183, 40-53.

Boulton, M. J., & Macaulay, P. J. (2022). Does authentic self‐esteem buffer the negative effects of bullying victimization on social anxiety and classroom concentration? Evidence from a short‐term longitudinal study with early adolescents. British Journal of Educational Psychology.

Camacho, A., Runions, K., Ortega-Ruiz, R., & Romera, E. M. (2022). Bullying and cyberbullying perpetration and victimization: Prospective within-person associations. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Ehrhardt, A., & Schacter, H.L. (2022). On shaky grounds: Peer victimization predicts friendship instability across the ninth grade school year. Journal of Adolescence.

Gini, G., Pozzoli, T., Angelini, F., Thornberg, R., Demaray, K. M. (2022). Longitudinal associations of social- cognitive and moral correlates with defending in bullying. Journal of School Psychology, 91, 146-159.

Gini, G., Thornberg, R., Bussey, K., Angelini, F., Pozzoli, T., (2022). Longitudinal links of individual and collective morality with adolescents’ peer aggression. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 51, 524-539.

Gusfre, K.S., Støen, J. & Fandrem, H. (2022). Bullying by teachers towards students - a scoping review. International Journal of Bullying Prevention. 00131-z

Kaufman, T. M. L., & Baams, L. (2022). Disparities in perpetrators, locations, and reports of victimization for sexual and gender minority adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Kaufman, T., Laninga-Wijnen, L., & Lodder, G. (2022). Are victims of bullying primarily social outcasts? Person-group dissimilarities in relational, socio-behavioral, and physical characteristics as predictors of victimization. Child Development, 10.1111/cdev.13772.

Laninga-Wijnen, L., Van den Berg, Y. H. M., Garandeau, C. F., Mulder, S., & Orobio De Castro, B. (2022). Does being defended relate to decreases in victimization and improved psychosocial adjustment among victims? Journal of Educational Psychology.

Lapidot-Lefler, N. (2022). The role of sociocultural context in cyberbullying in Israeli society: Comparing Arab and Jewish parents’ perceived knowledge of their adolescent children’s involvement in cyberbullying. International Journal of Bullying Prevention, 1- 12.

Llorent, V.J., Gonzalez-Gomez, A.L., Farrington, D.P., & Zych, I. (2022). Improving literacy competence and social and emotional competencies in primary education through cooperative project-based learning. Psicothema, 34(1)

Marsh, H. W., Reeve, J., Guo, J., Pekrun, R., Parada, R. H., Parker, P. D., Basarkod, G., Craven, R., Jang, H.-R., Dicke, T., Ciarrochi, J., Sahdra, B. K., Devine, E. K., & Cheon, S. H. (2022). Overcoming limitations in peer-victimization research that impede successful intervention: Challenges and new directions. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 17456916221112919.

Macaulay, P. J. R., Betts, L. R., Stiller, J., & Kellezi, B. (2022). Bystander responses to cyberbullying: The role of perceived severity, publicity, anonymity, type of cyberbullying, and victim response. Computers in Human Behaviour, 131, e10728.

Malamut, S., Garandeau, C. F., Duong, M. T., Badaly, D., & Schwartz, D. (2022). Is aggression associated with biased perceptions of one’s acceptance and rejection in adolescence? Developmental Psychology, 58(5), 963-976.

Noret, N., Hunter, S. C., Pimenta, S., Taylor, R., & Johnson, R. (2022). Open science: Recommendations for research on school bullying. International Journal of Bullying Prevention.

Rambaran, J. A., Pozzoli, T., Gini, G. (2022). Socio-cognitive processes and peer-network influences in defending and bystanding. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 51, 2077-2091.

Romera, E. M., Herrera-López, M., Ortega-Ruiz, R., & Camacho, A. (2022). The moral disengagement scale- 24: Factorial structure and cross-cultural comparison in Spanish and Colombian adolescents. Psychology of Violence.

Romera, E. M., Luque-González, R., García-Fernández, C. M., & Ortega-Ruiz, R. (2022). Social competence and bullying: The role of age and sex. Educacion XX1, 25(1), 309–333.

Schacter, H. L., Hoffman, A. J., Ehrhardt, A., & Bakth, F. (2022). Peer victimization, schooling format, and adolescent internalizing symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic: Between-and within- person associations across ninth grade. Development and Psychopathology.

Schacter, H.L., Marusak, H.A., Borg, B.A., & Jovanovic, T. (2022). Facing ambiguity: Social threat sensitivity mediates the association between peer victimization and adolescent anxiety. Development and Psychopathology.

Schacter, H.L., Slatcher, R.B., Rodriguez-Stanley, J., Houpt, R., & Zilioli, S. (2022). Effects of daily peer problems on sleep and the severity of pediatric asthma symptoms. Health Psychology, 41(6), 409-416.

Schoop-Kasteler, N., Hofmann, V., Cillessen, A. H. N., & Müller, C. M. (2022). Social status of students with intellectual disabilities in special needs schools: The role of students’ problem behavior and descriptive classroom norms. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

Tolmatcheff, C., Galand, B., & Roskam, I. (2022). Validation of the French version of the moral disengagement in bullying scale: Testing Bandura's conceptual model. Journal of School Psychology, 91, 81-96.

van Aalst, D.A., Huitsing, G. & Veenstra, R. (2022). A systematic review on primary school teachers’ characteristics and behaviors in identifying, preventing, and reducing bullying. International Journal of Bullying Prevention.

van der Ploeg, R., Stoltz, S., van den Berg, Y. H. M., Cillessen, A. H. N., & Orobio de Castro, B. (2022). To disclose or not? Children’s tendency to disclose peer victimization in elementary school. Educational Psychology, 42(7), 857-874.

Van Ryzin, M. J., Low, S., Roseth, C. J., & Espelage, D. (2022). A longitudinal process model evaluating the effects of cooperative learning on victimization, stress, mental health, and academic engagement in middle school. International Journal of Bullying Prevention, 1-12.

Van Ryzin, M. J., & Roseth, C. J. (2022). The longitudinal relationship between peer relations and empathy and their joint contribution to reducing bullying in middle school: Findings from a randomized trial of cooperative learning. Journal of Prevention and Health Promotion, 1-19.

Van Ryzin, M. J., Roseth, C. J, Low, S., & Loan, C. M. (2022). Reciprocated friendship as a mediator of the effects of cooperative learning on peer victimization in middle school. Journal of School Violence, 21(3), 342-353.

Wilson, E., Crudgington, H., Morgan, C., Hirsch, C., Prina, M., & Gayer-Anderson, C. (2022). The longitudinal course of childhood bullying victimisation and associations with self-injurious thoughts and behaviors in children and young people: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Adolescence, 1– 29.


Buglass, S., Abell, L., Betts, L. R., Hill, R., & Saunders, J. (2021). Banter versus bullying: A student perspective. International Journal for Bullying prevention, 3, 287-299.

Chen, J.K. & Wu, W.C. (2021). Reciprocal relationships between sleep problems and problematic smartphone use in Taiwan: A cross-lagged panel study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(14), 7438.

Chen, J.K., Chang, C.W., Wang, Z., Wang, L.C., & Wei, H.S. (2021). Cyber deviance among adolescents in Taiwan: Prevalence and correlates. Children and Youth Services Review, 126, 106042.

Chen, J.K., Pan, Z., & Wang, L.C. (2021). Parental beliefs and actual use of corporal punishment, school violence and bullying, and depression in early adolescence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(12), 6270.

Chen, J.K., Wang, S.C., Chen, Y.W. & Huang, T.H. (2021). Family climate, social relationships with peers and teachers at school, and school victimization among third grade students in elementary schools in Taiwan. School Mental Health, 13, 452-461.

Chen, J.K., Wang, Z., Wong, H., & Tang, M.Y. V. (2021). Child deprivation as a mediator of the relationships between family poverty, bullying victimization, and psychological distress. Child Indicators Research, 14, 2001-2019.

Chen, J.K., Wu, C., Wang, L.C. (2021). Longitudinal associations between school engagement and bullying victimization in school and cyberspace in Hong Kong: An auto-regressive cross-lagged panel study. School Mental Health, 13, 462-472.

Cho, S. (2021). Modeling the reciprocal relationships between group-based developmental trajectories of peer delinquency and self-reported delinquency during adolescence: An application of interactional theory. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 48(2), 234-255.

Fandrem, H., & Støen, J. (2021). Immigrant and non-immigrant parents’ involvement in bullying cases.International Journal of Bullying Prevention.

Hong, J.S., Chen, J.K., Wang, S., Lee, J.M., Algood, C.L., & Voisin, D.R. (2021). What types of delinquent activities are bullies, victims, and bully/victims in urban neighborhoods most likely involved in? Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 59, 55-62.

Hong, J.S., Lee, J., McCloskey, L.A., Victor, B.G., Wei, H.S., & Voisin, D.R. (2021). Pathways from exposure to parental intimate-partner violence to involvement in bullying: Empirically testing a proposed conceptual framework. Journal of Primary Prevention, 42(6), 583-602.

Hong, J.S., Zhang, S., Garthe, R.C., Hicks, M.R., deLara, E.W., & Voisin, D.R. (2021). Motivation to move out of the community as a moderator of bullying victimization and delinquent behavior: Comparing non-heterosexual/Cisgender and heterosexual African American adolescents in Chicago's Southside. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 12998.

Hong, J.S., Zhang, S., Gonzalez-Prendes, A.A., & Albdour, M. (2021). Exploring whether talking with parents, siblings, and friends moderate the association between peer victimization and adverse psychosocial outcomes. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(23-24), 11109-11139.

Kaufman, T. M. L., & Baams, L. (2021). Disparities in perpetrators, locations, and reports of victimization for sexual and gender minority adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 1- 9.

Leff, S.S., Waasdorp, T.E, Paskewich, B.S., & Winston, F.K. (2021). Scaling and disseminating brief bullying prevention programming: Strengths, challenges, and considerations. School Psychology Review.

Macaulay, P. J. R., Betts, L. R., Stiller, J., & Kellezi, B. (2021). “The more public it is, the more severe it is”: Teachers’ perceptions on the roles of publicity and severity in cyberbullying. Research Papers in Education, 36, 726-753.

Schacter, H. L. (2021). Effects of peer victimization on child and adolescent physical health. Pediatrics, 147(1), e2020003434.

Schacter, H.L., & Ehrhardt, A. (2021). “It’s not you, it’s me”: Examining the roles of romantic self- blame and social support in pathways from peer victimization to emerging adult depressive symptoms. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 37(21-22).


Balan, R., Dobrean, A., Balazsi, R., Parada, R. H., & Predescu, E. (2020). The adolescent peer relations instrument-bully/target: Measurement invariance across gender, age, and clinical status. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 37(3-4), 1484–1513.

Chen, J.K & Chen, L.M. (2020). A cross-national examination of school violence and nonattendance due to school violence in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Mainland China: A Rasch Model Approach. Journal of School Violence, 19(2), 177-191.

Chen, J.K. (2020). Cyber victimization, social support, and psychological distress among junior high school students in Taiwan and Mainland China. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 30(3), 150-163.

Chen, J.K. & Chen, L.M. (2020). Cyberbullying among adolescents in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Mainland China: A cross-national study in Chinese societies. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 30(3), 227-241.

Chen, J.K. & Hung, F.N (2020). Sexual orientation victimization and depression among lesbian, gay and bisexual youths in Hong Kong: The mediating role of social support. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 30(5), 679-693.

Chen, J.K., Wu, C., & Wei, H.S. (2020). Personal, family, school, and community factors associated with student victimization by teachers in Taiwanese junior high schools: A multi-informant and multilevel analysis. Child Abuse & Neglect, 99, 104246.

Chen, J.K., Wu, C., Chang, C.W., & Wei, H.S. (2020). Indirect effect of parental depression on school victimization through adolescent depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 263(15), 396-404.

Cho, S. & Deryol. R. (2020). Examining the impacts of low self-control and online lifestyles on cyberbullying perpetration among Korean adolescents: Using parallel process latent growth curve modeling. Children and Youth Services Review, 117, 105288.

Cho, S. & Glassner, S. (2020). Impacts of low self-control and opportunity structure on cyberbullying developmental trajectories: Using a latent class growth analysis. Crime & Delinquency, 0011128720950018.

Cho, S. & Lee., J. R. (2020). Joint growth trajectories of bullying perpetration and victimization among Korean adolescents: Estimating a second-order growth mixture model-factor- of-curves with low self-control and opportunity correlates. Crime and Delinquency, 66(9), 1296- 1337.

Cho, S. & Lee, Y. H. (2020). Assessing self-control and strain of delinquent peer association trajectories within developmental perspectives: A latent class growth analysis approach. Children and Youth Services Review, 109, 104745.

deLara, E. W. (2020). Family bullying in childhood: Consequences for young adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 37(3-4).

Finkelhor, D., Walsh, K., Jones, L., Mitchell, K., & Collier, A. (2020). Youth internet safety education: Aligning programs with the evidence base. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 22(5), 1233-1247.

Frey, K. S., Strong, Z. H., Onyewuenyi, A. C., Pearson, C. R., & Eagan, B. R. (2020). Third‐party intervention in peer victimization: Self‐evaluative emotions and appraisals of a diverse adolescent sample. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Fu, R., Waasdorp, T.E., Paskewich, B.S., & Leff, S. S. (2020). Bullying perpetration among youth: The contributions of child disclosure and parent-teacher connection. Journal of Family Psychology.

Gregus, S. J., Craig, J. T., & Cavell, T. A. (2020). Toward evidence-based interventions for chronically bullied children: Candidate mechanisms and potential strategies. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 1-19.

Holfeld, B., & Baitz, R. (2020). The mediating and moderating effects of social support and school climate on the association between cyber victimization and internalizing symptoms. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 49, 2214-2228.

Kaufman, T. M. L., Huitsing, G., & Veenstra, R. (2020). Refining victims’ self-reports on bullying: Assessing frequency, intensity, power imbalance, and goal-directedness. Social Development. doi: 10.1111/sode.12441

Kennedy, R. S. (2020). Gender differences in outcomes of bullying prevention programs: A meta- analysis. Children and Youth Services Review, 119, 105506.

Leff, S.S., Paskewich, B., & Blum, N. (2020). Exploring early childhood factors as an avenue to address chronic peer victimization. Pediatrics, 145(5).

Leff, S. S., Waasdorp, T. E., Paskewich, B. S., Bevans, K. B., & Winston, F. K. (2020). The Free2B multi-media bullying prevention experience: An exemplar of cientific edutainment. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 679.

Mapes, A. R., Sourk, M. M., Mutignani, L. M., Hernandez-Rodriguez, J., Pastrana, F., Gregus, S. J., Craig, J. T., & Cavell, T. A. (2020). Liked by peers or liked by teachers: Differential patterns of bullying over time. Journal of School Violence, 1-15.

Van Rijsewijk, L. G. M., Snijders, T. A. B., Dijkstra, J. K., Steglich, C. E. G., & Veenstra, R. (2020). The interplay between adolescents’ friendships and the exchange of help: A longitudinal multiplex social network study. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 30(1), 63–77.

Viejo, C., Leva, B., Paredes, J., & Ortega-Ruiz, R. (2020). Bullying and psychological dating violence: The relation between two aggressive peer-behaviours. Psicothema, 32(4), 533-540.


Cho, S. (2019). Bullying victimization-perpetration link during early adolescence in South Korea: Applying the individual trait approach and opportunity perspective. Journal of School Violence, 18(2), 285-299.

Cho, S. (2019). Bullying victimization, negative emotionality, and suicidal ideation in Korean youth: Assessing latent class analysis using the manual 3-step approach. Journal of School Violence, 18(4), 550-569.

Cho, S. (2019). Self-control, risky lifestyles, and bullying victimization among Korean youth: Estimating a second-order latent growth model. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28(8), 2131- 2144.

Cho, S. & Galehan, J. (2019). The time-concurrent or time-ordered effect of population heterogeneity and state dependence on cyberbullying: Assessing lagged auto-regression and crossed-lagged regression models. Computers in Human Behavior, 100, 127-137.

Cho, S., & Norman, L. (2019). The mediating effect of social controls on marijuana use among adolescent bullies, victims, and bully-victims: a comparison of various approaches to mediation. Substance Use & Misuse, 54(5), 796-810.

Cho, S., Glassner, S. Kim, S., & Park, S. M. (2019). Understanding the effects of lifestyles and routine activities on adolescents’ physical and non-physical peer victimization: A zero-inflated analysis of the 2007 NCVS-SCS. Victims & Offenders, 14(7), 875-894.

Cho, S., Glassner, S., & Lee, J.M. (2019). Impact of low self-control, parental involvement, and peer relationships on changes of bullying perpetration over time: A latent growth curve model of a sample of South Korean adolescents. Children and Youth Services Review, 104, 104397.

Cho, S., Lee, H., Peguero, A., & Park, S. M. (2019). Social-ecological correlates of cyberbullying victimization and perpetration among African American youth: Negative binomial and zero-inflated negative binomial analyses. Children and Youth Services Review, 101, 50-60.

Choi, K. S., Cho, S., & Lee, J. R. (2019). Impacts of online risky behaviors and cybersecurity management on cyberbullying and traditional bullying victimization among Korean youth: Application of cyber-routine activities theory with latent class analysis. Computers in Human Behavior, 100, 1-10.

Choi, K. S., Earl, K., Lee, J. R., & Cho, S. (2019). Diagnosis of cyber and non-physical bullying victimization: A lifestyles and routine activities theory approach to constructing effective preventative measures. Computers in Human Behavior, 92, 11-19.

DeSmet, A., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Walrave, M., & Vandebosch, H. (2019). Associations between bystander reactions to cyberbullying and victims' emotional experiences and mental health. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 22(10), 648-656.

Hernandez Rodriguez, J., Gregus, S. J., Craig, J. T., Pastrana, F. A., & Cavell, T. A. (2019). Anxiety sensitivity: Predictor of children’s internalizing problems and peer victimization? Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 50, 1-13.

Higheagle Strong, Z., McMain, E. M., Frey, K. S., Wong, R. M., Dai, S., & Jin, G. (2019). Ethnically diverse adolescents recount third-party actions that amplify their anger and calm their emotions after perceived victimization. Journal of Adolescent Research.

Huitsing, G., Van Duijn, M.A.J., Snijders, T.A.B., Alsaker, F.D., Perren, S., & Veenstra, R. (2019). Self, peer, and teacher reports of victim-aggressor networks in kindergartens. Aggressive Behavior, doi: 10.1002/ab.21817. 

Kennedy, R. S. (2019). Bullying trends in the United States: A meta-regression. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 22(4), 914-927.

Kim, D. H., Lee, J. M., Cho, S., Peguero, A. A., & Misuraca, J. A. (2019). From bullying victimization to delinquency in South Korean adolescents: Exploring the pathways using a nationally representative sample. Children and Youth Services Review, 98, 305-311.

Onditi, H. Z., & Shapka, J.D. (2019). Cyberbullying and cybervictimization in Tanzanian secondary schools: Prevalence and predictors. Journal of Education, Humanities, and Sciences, 8(1), 1–15.

Palacios, D., Dijkstra, J. K., Villalobos, C., Treviño, E., Berger, C., Huisman, M., & Veenstra, R. (2019). Classroom ability composition and the role of academic performance and school misconduct in the formation of academic and friendship networks. Journal of School Psychology, 74, 58-73,

Van der Ploeg, R., Steglich, C., & Veenstra, R. (2019). The way bullying works: How new ties facilitate the mutual reinforcement of status and bullying in elementary schools. Social Networks, doi: 10.1016/j.socnet.2018.12.006.

Van Ryzin, M. J., & Roseth, C. J. (2019). Effects of cooperative learning on peer relations, empathy, and bullying in middle school. Aggressive Behavior, 45(6), 643-651.

Waasdorp, T. E., Monopoli, J., Johnson-Horowitz, Z., & Leff, S.S. (2019). Peer sympathy for bullied youth: Individual and classroom considerations. School Psychology Review 48(3), 193-206.


Onditi, H. Z. (2018). Tanzanian adolescents in the digital age of cellphones and the internet: Access, use, and risks. Journal of Education, Humanities, and Sciences, 7(1), 1–16.

Pastrana, F. A., Craig, J. T., Gregus, J. T., Hernandez Rodriguez, J., Bridges, A. J., & Cavell, T. A. (2018). Identifying children stably victimized by peers: In search for an accurate and practical screener. Journal of School Violence, 18(2), 259-271.

Shapka, J. D., Onditi, H. Z., Collie, R. J., & Lapidot‐Lefler, N. (2018). Cyberbullying and cybervictimization within a cross‐cultural context: A study of Canadian and Tanzanian adolescents. Child Development, 89(1), 89-99.

Zych, I., Ttofi, M. M., Llorent, V. J., Farrington, D. P., Ribeaud, D., & Eisner, M. P. (2018). A longitudinal study on stability and transitions among bullying roles. Child development, doi: 10.1111/cdev.13195.