Thoughts and feelings about bullying
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Description: Peer-victimisation is a frequent experience for many children and adolescents, and one that relates to poor adjustment in the short and long term. While the relationship between peer-victimisation and adjustment is seemingly well established (Reijntjes et al., 2011; Reijntjes, Kamphuis, Prinzie, and Telch, 2010), the mechanisms that explain this relationship are not as well understood. Underpinned by the Transactional Model Stress (Lazarus and Folkman, 1984), the aim of this the aim of this study is to test whether primary appraisals mediate, and secondary appraisals moderate, the relationship between peer-victimisation and symptoms of depression over time.