Peer Victimization, Poor Academic Achievement, and the Link Between Childhood Externalizing and Internalizing Problems
Child Development, 06/21/2012
Van Lier PAC et al. – Academic underachievement and peer victimization, in turn, predicted increases in internalizing problems and in externalizing problems. These pathways applied equally to boys and girls. No links from internalizing to externalizing problems were found.