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BULLYING--terms and info

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target
the person being bullied--especially in a group-bullying situation
bully
the person doing the bullying--the perpetrator
victim
the person being bullied
bullycide
when someone commits suicide as a result of being
severely bullied or bullied over a long period of time.
an assertive statement
could stop the behavior in an early stage before it becomes bullying--"I statement" or When you... I feel... because...
bystanders
people who witness the bullying
repeated/continual
for something to be bullying, the behavior needs to
be...
physical bullying
the "old-school" view of bullying--hitting, punching, shoving, pinching--"beating up"
verbal bullying
saying things which one knows will hurt the other person-- using sarcasm, for example
psychological bullying
playing "mind games" with the other person--trying to impact their self-esteem/relationships with others
pestering
doing "little things" (e.g.--jiggling their desk, "messing" with their "stuff", etc. which you know will annoy them
relational aggression
the term for the ways girls bully--indirect attacks and behaviors designed to intimidate or control a girl through damaging her social relationships, reputation within a peer group.
cyberbulling
being repeatedly tormented, threatened,harassed, humiliated and embarrassed using digital technology
boy bullying
more direct--more likely to be physical;
male victims smaller or 1-2 years younger and most likely to react with anger or fear
girl bullying
more indirect, more emotionally manipulative, use mind games; target same-age peers who more often react with
hurt, sadness, and depression
the year of the Columbine school
shootings.
1999