Journal article

Validation of the Bullying Scale for Adults - Results of the PRONIA-study

Theresa Katharina Haidl, Nicole Schneider, Kim Dickmann, Stephan Ruhrmann, Nathalie Kaiser, Marlene Rosen, Mauro Seves, Thorsten Lichtenstein, Rachel Upthegrove, Raimo KR Salokangas, Christos Pantelis, Eva Meisenzahl, Stephen J Wood, Paolo Brambilla, Stefan Borgwardt, Lencer Rebekka, Joseph Kambeitz, Nikolaos Koutsouleris, Frauke Schultze-Lutter, Linda Betz Show all

Journal of Psychiatric Research | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Bullying as a specific subtype of adverse life events is a major risk factor for poor mental health. Although many questionnaires on bullying are available, so far none covers bullying retrospectively throughout school and working life. To close this gap, the Bullying Scale for Adults (BSA) was designed. METHODS: Based on data of 622 participants from five European countries collected in the prospective multicenter Personalized Prognostic Tools for Early Psychosis Management (PRONIA) study, we investigated whether the BSA is a reliable and valid measurement for bullying and whether there is a difference across different diagnostic groups of early mental disorders (recent onset de..

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Grants

Awarded by European Union under the 7th Framework Programme


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship


Awarded by EU-NHMRC grant


Funding Acknowledgements

PRONIA is a Collaborative Project funded by the European Union under the 7th Framework Programme under grant agreement no 602152. CP was supported by NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship (628386 & 1105825) and EU-NHMRC grant (1075379).