FHSU graduate published in JAMA
05/10/2001

HAYS, KS -- Dr. Tonja Nansel, a 1988 Fort Hays State University nursing graduate from Hillsboro, was the lead author on a paper published in volume 285, No. 16 of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

The article, "Bullying Behaviors Among US Youth: Prevalence and Association with Psychosocial Adjustment," received national media attention.

The article is an outgrowth of a government study that measured the prevalence of bullying behaviors among U.S. youth and tried to determine the association between bullying and being bullied and indicators of psychosocial adjustment, including problem behavior, school adjustment, social/emotional adjustment and parenting.


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