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European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education is published by MDPI from Volume 10 Issue 1 (2020). Articles in this Issue were published by another publisher in Open Access under a CC-BY (or CC-BY-NC-ND) licence. Articles are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with University Association of Education and Psychology.
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Verbal violence in students of compulsory secondary education

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Campos. Asesora de Formación de Profesorado, Consellería de Cultura, Educación y Ordenación Universitaria. Xunta de Galicia. Avda. Zamora, nº 25, 5º D. C.P.: 32005. Ourense (España)
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Universidad de Vigo (España)
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Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2018, 8(1), 5-14; https://doi.org/10.30552/ejihpe.v8i1.221 (registering DOI)
Received: 15 October 2017 / Revised: 11 November 2017 / Accepted: 28 November 2017 / Published: 28 November 2017
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Abstract

There is a growing public alarm about verbal violence by adolescents in educative center. The object of this study is to know the perception of students of compulsory secondary education (CSE) about the verbal violence exerted on classmates and teachers, identifying personal and school factors that intervene. It was used a quantitative methodology with the application of the questionnaire of perceived school violence (CUVE-R-ESO) that 4467 students (M=13.81; DT=1.38). The results show increased presence of verbal violence among companions (bad-mouthing each other, spread negative rumors about colleagues, make nicknames or insulting) to verbal violence toward teachers (disrespect, insults). The inferential analysis shows a prevalence in the verbal violence of women of older age, enrolled in upper courses of CSE and with repeated course. In addition, verbal violence among companions is higher in concerted rural centers, while verbal violence against teachers is higher in urban centers of public character; there are no statistically significant differences in the family structure. In conclusion, the verbal violence in educative centers is a prevalent behavior that is not perceived as an alarming behavior on the part of the pupil.
Keywords: Verbal violence; compulsory secondary education; quantitative research Verbal violence; compulsory secondary education; quantitative research
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Nieto, B.; Portela, I.; López, E.; Domínguez, V. Verbal violence in students of compulsory secondary education. Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2018, 8, 5-14.

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