eBook Bullying, 1st Edition

  • Sally Kuykendall PhD.
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  • ISBN-10: 1440800286
  • ISBN-13: 9781440800283
  • DDC: 302.34
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 166 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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This important text presents bullying as a health issue and proposes effective strategies for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention based on current scientific research of aggressive behaviors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Bullying Is a Health Issue.
2: The Definition of Health.
3: How Researchers Study Bullying.
4: The History of Bullying Research.
5: Major Historical Events and Bullying.
6: The Definition of Bullying.
7: An Imbalance of Power.
8: Purposeful and Chronic.
9: Confusion with Other Harmful Behaviors.
10: Bystander Behavior.
11: Forms of Attack.
12: Prevalence.
13: Differences by Age and Gender.
14: High-Risk Groups.
15: Diagnosis.
16: Symptoms of Victimization.
17: Symptoms of Perpetration.
18: Health Consequences.
19: Consequences of Victimization.
20: Consequences of Perpetration.
21: Consequences of Combined Victimization and Perpetration.
22: Consequences of Witnessing Bullying.
23: Financial Consequences to Schools and Communities.
24: Causes of Bullying.
25: Biological.
26: Frustration–Aggression.
27: Narcissistic Personality.
28: Adolescent Development.
29: Violence as a Learned Behavior.
30: Moral Development.
31: Incongruent Styles of Relating.
32: Henchmen: Why Others Obey the Bully.
33: Genovese Syndrome.
34: Institutionalized Bullying.
35: The Community.
36: Treatment and Prevention.
37: Emergency Medical Care.
38: Emotional Support of Victims.
39: Preventing Further Attacks.
40: Healing after the Trauma.
41: Developing Supportive Friendships.
42: Offender Services.
43: Building Empathy.
44: Bystanders.
45: The Role of Parents.
46: Educators.
47: Pediatric Health Care Providers.
48: Laws.
49: Controversies and Issues.
50: “Victimization Builds Character”.
51: “Telling Will Only Make It Worse”.
52: “Bullies Have Low Self-Esteem”.
53: “All Bullies Are Bad and All Victims Are Good”.
54: “We Don't Have Any Bullying Here”.
55: “This Program Will Stop All Bullying in a School”.
56: “We Have a Zero Tolerance Policy. We Do Not Tolerate Bullying”.
57: “We Need More Police Officers in Our Schools”.
58: “Bullies Should Be Given a Dose of Their Own Medicine”.
59: “We Just Need to Teach Children Not to Bully”.
About the Author.