Bullying by definition: an examination of definitional components of bullying

@article{Goldsmid2014BullyingBD,
  title={Bullying by definition: an examination of definitional components of bullying},
  author={Susan Goldsmid and Pauline Howie},
  journal={Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={210 - 225}
}
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