Psychiatric conditions associated with bullying

  title={Psychiatric conditions associated with bullying},
  author={Kirsti I. Kumpulainen},
  journal={International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health},
  pages={121 - 132}
  • K. Kumpulainen
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
Bullying is a complex phenomenon moderated not only by the personal characteristics and behavioral traits of the individual but also by family rearing practices, as well as by situational factors such as the frequency and type of bullying. The phenomenon is also affected by group processes among the individuals present during the event. Bullying is a distressing experience that is often continuous over years and predicts both concurrent and future psychiatric symptoms and disorders, even in… 
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