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      <Volume-Issue>Volume 2, Issue 2</Volume-Issue>
      <Season>Aug-Sep 2021</Season>
      <ArticleTitle>Impact of Bullying on Psychosocial Adjustment of School-Aged Children in Nigeria</ArticleTitle>
      <Abstract>Bullying according to many studies and researches has been seen to have both social and psychological effects on the victims. In light of the foregoing, this study examined the impact of bullying on psychosocial adjustment of school-aged children in Nigeria sampling Education District II of Lagos State. The district comprised of secondary schools in the following zones; Shomolu Local Government Area, Kosofe Local Government Area, and Ikorodu Local Government Area respectively. Using stratified random sampling technique, 270 respondents were randomly selected as sample for this study. The research instrument, a self-constructed questionnaire titled; Impact of Bullying on Psychosocial Adjustment Questionnaire (IBPSAQ) was administered to the respondents. A descriptive research design was adopted. A total of four research questions and hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance using Chi-Square. The findings revealed that bullying has significant impact on students’ anxiety and peer isolation. Findings however reflected that bullying does not have significant impact on student’s school absenteeism and possession of weapon. In the light of the findings reported, the researcher made the following recommendations: The schools and home should work in synergy to collaboratively instill good values in their children/students. The school should embrace counselling services to help the psychosocial wellbeing of victims of bullying. The school should develop strategies to mete out punishments for any discovered bully. Victims of bullying should be encouraged by counsellors to report bullying cases to school authority as soon as it is experienced.</Abstract>
        <Abstract>https://ejsss.net.in/ubijournal-v1copy/journals/abstract.php?article_id=13285&amp;title=Impact of Bullying on Psychosocial Adjustment of School-Aged Children in Nigeria</Abstract>
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