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Assessment of Bullying in Children (ABC)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified September 2016 by Muhammad Waseem, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01439763
First Posted: September 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 18, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Muhammad Waseem, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
September 21, 2011
September 23, 2011
September 18, 2017
September 2011
June 2018   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Bullying [ Time Frame: last one year ]
Bullying incidents
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Assessment of Bullying in Children
Assessment of Bullying in Children With Psychiatric Symptoms: An Emergency Department Based Evaluation

The specific aims of this study are:

  • To determine the prevalence of bullying in children who present to the ED with behavioral symptoms
  • To assess mental health diagnoses and their relationship to type, severity and frequency of bullying behaviors, as well as demographic and psychosocial correlates (socioeconomic status, stress and support) and their relationship to type, severity and frequency of bullying (bullies versus victims).
  • To explore the attitudes, values, triggering events and potential solutions using qualitative methods
  • To gain greater insight into the patient experience and perceptions of the bullying events

This is a mix method study which has both qualitative and quantitative components.

  • Data Collection sheet
  • Qualitative Measurement
  • Quantitative Measurement
  • Data Collection sheet

    1. Demographic information (Date of birth, gender, race/ethnicity)
    2. Assessment of socioeconomic status (Type of Insurance, Zip Code, Parent education level, Parent type of work)
    3. Child physical attributes (Appearance, Weight, Height, Percentiles & BMI, Assisted Devices, Disabilities)
    4. Academic performance (Whether grades are age appropriate, previous grade results
    5. Extra-curricular activities (Questions include do you participate in sports? Are you member of any sport team? Are you member of any club?)

Qualitative Measurement

In order to understand bullying and victimization, a brief qualitative interview will be conducted by the principal investigator and his team. These questions may provide insights into the dynamics of bullying.

Quantitative Measurement

Following measurement scales will be used in the assessment of children with bullying Bullying → Olweus Bullying Questionnaire Child behavior → Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist Stress, life events and adversities → Adolescent Perceived Events Scale (APES) Social support → Child and Adolescent Social Support Scale (Malecki 2000) Social status → MacArthur Scale of Subjective Social Status Family Structure → A documentation of family structure and dynamics Mental health status → Psychiatric evaluation

Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Probability Sample
Children 8-18 years of age referred from school to the Emergency Department due to Behavior Problems
Problematic Behavior in Children
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
80
June 2018
June 2018   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children with psychiatric or behavioral problem(s) age 8-18 years referred from the school to the ED
  • Parents willing to provide informed consent and child providing assent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Actively violent behavior
  • Child abuse
  • Parents or children refuse to participate
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
8 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
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Contact: Muhammad Waseem, MD 718-579-6010 Muhammad.waseem@nychhc.org
United States
 
 
NCT01439763
10-027
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Muhammad Waseem, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
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Principal Investigator: Muhammad Waseem, MD Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, Bronx New York
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
September 2016