Mobbing and Psychological Terror at Workplaces

  title={Mobbing and Psychological Terror at Workplaces},
  author={H. Leymann},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  pages={119 - 126}
  • H. Leymann
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Violence and Victims
In recent years, the existence of a significant problem in workplaces has been documented in Sweden and other countries. It involves employees “ganging up” on a target employee and subjecting him or her to psychological harassment. This “mobbing” behavior results in severe psychological and occupational consequences for the victim. This phenomenon is described, its stages and consequences analyzed. An ongoing program of research and intervention that is currently being supported by the Swedish… Expand
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