Bullying will affect the safety of school and physical and mental health of children. Previous domestic studies were focused on school bullying events or associated factors, but lack of examining the difference among perpetrators, victims and bystanders, neither the association of bully and suicide attempts. This study is designed to determine the association of bully and suicide attempts among young people in Taiwan. In the first year, this study will use semi-structured qualitative method with individual interviews to explore the experiences and views of bullying events. The second year of the study will develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a questionnaire of “Bullying experiences, attitude and suicide attempts among adolescents”. The third year of this study will conduct a quantitative survey to determine the prevalence of campus bully and the association between bully and suicide attempts via a multi-stage youth sample. The results of this study will provide the information to Ministry of Education, schools, suicide prevention units while making anti-bullying programs and policies.
|Effective start/end date||8/1/12 → 7/31/14|