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Bullying Defined

Bullying is defined by physical and verbal harassment towards a child. The bully and victim have specific characteristics enabling parents to define and distinguish their behaviors.

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  • 1.

    The Scope and Impact of Bullying

    What is bullying? Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and that involves an imbalance of power or...

    Source: Stop Bullying Now! U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HRSA
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    Stopping Bullying Behaviors: Advice for Parents and Caregivers

    Every day in our schools (and communities) children are teased, threatened, and tormented by bullies. Bullying has been...

    Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • 3.

    Bullying: An Age-old Problem That Needs New Solutions

    Bullying has been around for as long as anyone can remember. Indeed, bullying is a common theme in stories about...

    Source: Bullying Special Edition Contributor
  • 4.

    What is Bullying?

    Bullying is a special form of aggressive behavior. The world's leading authority on bullying, Dan Olweus, who designed...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Bullying and its Underlying Mechanisms

    Although there is still a scientific debate on the nature and definition of bullying, most researchers understand this...

    Source: Bullying Special Edition Contributor
  • 6.

    Bullying

    Bullying is one form of aggressive behavior that is all too common among children and adolescents. Bullying is ongoing...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Warning Signs That a Child Is Being Bullied

    What is bullying? Bullying among children is aggressive behavior that is intentional and that involves an imbalance of...

    Source: Stop Bullying Now! U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HRSA
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    Bullies and Victims

    PREVALENCE RISKS FOR BECOMING A BULLY, VICTIM, OR BULLY-VICTIM CLASSROOM AND SCHOOL FACTORS RENEE'S STORY Bullies and...

    Source: The Gale Group
  • 9.

    Definitions/Characteristics of Bullying

    Exploring the Nature and Prevention of Bullying Bullying incidents tend to involve three different groups of students:...

    Source: State: Kansas State Department of Education
  • 10.

    Bullying: The Problems and Some Interventions

    Bullying is a serious problem. Approximately 30 percent of students report being a bully, being bullied, or both (Nansel...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall