Handbook on Bullying: Prevalence, Psychological Impacts and Intervention Strategies


Phoebe Triggs (Editor)

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: SOC000000

Bullying is one of today’s biggest problems. Bullying is the intentional repeated aggression directed at a target individual. There is substantial evidence of the negative psychological and health outcomes associated with bullying. It occurs very frequently, especially in adolescence, and action is needed to lessen its causes and alleviate its consequences. This book discusses the prevalence, psychological impacts and intervention strategies of bullying. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Coping Strategies and Cognitive Processes Related to Peer Victimization and the Role of Intervention Programs
Jennifer M. Knack, Madeline Rex-Lear, Alanna Wormwood and Aaliyah Gibbons (Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, USA)

Chapter 2. Bullying among Male Athletes: A Contextual Examination
Jesse A. Steinfeldt, Ph.D., Nicole T. Gabana, M.S., and Matthew D. Powless, M.S. (Indiana University-Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, USA)

Chapter 3. Cyberbullying
Caleb McCoy, Marisa Potate and Cliff McKinney (Mississippi State University, USA)

Chapter 4. Bullying Interventions
Mary Ward Pollard, Courtney Walker and Janet W. Kwan (Mississippi State University, USA)

Chapter 5. Bullying among Health Care Providers
Sergey Pisklakov, M.D., Ming Xiong, M.D., and Anuradha Patel, M.D. (Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA)

Chapter 6. Cyberbullying: Bullying Gone Digital
Michelle F. Wright and William Stanley Pendergrass (Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, the Czech Republic)

Chapter 7. Bullying, Personal Self-Regulation, Resilience, Coping Strategies and Engagement-Burnout: Implications for an Intervention with University Students
Jesús de la Fuente, Ph.D., Lucía Zapata, Ph.D., M. Mariano Vera, Ph.D., Mari Carmen González-Torres, Ph.D., and Raquel Artuch Garde, Ph.D. (Accredited Full Professor of Developmental and Educational Psychology, Department of Psychology. University of Almería, Spain)

Chapter 8. Bullying and Moral Reasoning. The Influence of Life Values and Culture on Italian Teenagers‟ Self-Assertion
Antonella Brighi, Giovanna Gianesini and Giannino Melotti (Department of Education, University of Bologna, Italy)

Chapter 9. Cyberbullying and Students‟ Engagement in School: A Literature Review
Feliciano H. Veiga, Fernanda García, Ana Tomás Almeida, Suzana Nunes Caldeira and Diana Galvão (Institute of Education, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Chapter 10. Modulating Variables of Violent Behavior of Aggressive Victims of Bullying
Isabel Cuadrado-Gordillo and Inmaculada Fernández-Antelo (University of Extremadura)

Chapter 11. School and Peer Contexts of Bullying
Michelle F. Wright (Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies)

Chapter 12. From Bullying to Pandemy of Terrorism: Synergetic Bio-Psycho-Socio-Spiritual Methodology of Mental Health Protection
Pavel Ivanovich Sidorov (Mental Medicine Institute, Northern State Medical University, Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Chapter 13. Bullying among Training School Male Adolescents and Male Adult Prisoners: Descriptive Analysis
Kristi Kõiv, Ph.D., and Liine Maasikas (Institute of Education, University of Tartu, Estonia)

Chapter 14. Cyberbullying Validation
Vinita Nahar, Xue Li and Chaoyi Pang (School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia)

Chapter 15. Cyberbullying Prevalence – Medium, Motive and Reaction
Vinita Nahar, Xue Li and Chaoyi Pang (School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia)


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