Life at school used to be good: Victimisation and health concerns of secondary students

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Abstract

IN A LETTER attached to a questionnaire completed for the
study described in this paper, a Year 8 girl, "Lisa", described her
experience of peer victimisation noting "life at school used to be good".
She went on to describe her experience of rejection and exclusion by
former friends and her inability to make new friends. She concluded: ''I
think the teachers should do something like activities in group (sic) so we get to make new friends and teach people not to exclude people from there (sic) group and everyone to be friends." A major research program (involving over 25,000 students) into South Australian student's peer relations in the last five years has
discovered that Lisa is certainly not alone in her experience nor
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-23
Number of pages4
JournalYouth Studies Australia
Volume13
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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