Pick on Someone Your Own Size

The current study examined the effects of weight within the context of peer victimization among college females of different ethnicity. Ethnic differences in the impact of victim weight and bully weight are reported for both mild and severe instances of peer victimization. Possible explanations and implications will be discussed.

Shannon Rich Scott, Lisa H. Rosen, Bethany W. McCarter, Anna B. Johnson
Texas Woman’s University

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