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Information provided is this libguide is simply to inform individuals and should not be misconstrued as counsel or complete facts or data on this subject.  If you feel you are being bullied for any reason, please talk with a parent, teacher, counselor, trusted adult, school resource officer or administrator.  Thank you!

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Bullying Defined

Bullying Defined

Definitions of bullying vary widely; however, most definitions include the following elements:

  1. Intent to cause harm: whether directly or indirectly, the main motivation for the bully is to physically, emotionally, socially, or psychologically injure their victim.
  2. Imbalance of power:  the bully uses their strength or control to manipulate their victim.
  3. Repeated: often this is not a one time incident, but a series of harmful incidents performed by the same individual or groups of individuals towards another individual or group of individuals.

Types of Bullying

  1. Physical
  2. Social
  3. Mental or Emotional
  4. Verbal

Bullying of these types occurs in several places: home, school, malls, on the street, etc.  Cyberbulling, bullying that takes place on the internet or through text messages, has come to the forefront of places where bullying takes place.

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