Dispelling the myth of bullying.J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2007 10; 45(10):19-22.JP
School violence is a widespread and serious social problem. Much of school violence involves bullying, a practice found in school settings around the world. The effects of bullying are traumatic and long lasting. New technology has engendered a new form of bullying: cyberbullying. This article describes various forms of bullying (verbal, physical, relational, and cyber) and offers several anti-bullying tactics.