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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  • 11.

    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
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    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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    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
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    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
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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