Depression

Dynamics of Bullying: Provocative Victims
August 28, 2020

Provocative victims are a second category of victims that show “varying degrees of a combination of anxious and aggressive reaction patterns” (Olweus, 1993).  Provocative victims, if they are boys, may not be as physically strong as their peers causi…

Dynamics of Bullying: Passive Victims
August 26, 2020

Research conducted by Kokkinos in Greece found that “In particular, victimization is associated with social maladjustment and loneliness (Crick & Grotpeter, 1995) and in extreme cases, may be even conducive to an increased risk for future depression …

Dynamics of Bullying: Passive Bullies
August 24, 2020

Passive bullies do not take the lead, they are non-initiating; instead they follow the lead of an aggressor or aggressors. The word social contagion has been used for this phenomenon. “A group of passive bullies is likely to be fairly mixed and may a…

Dynamics of Bullying: Bullies
August 22, 2020

Bullies favor violence, domination of others (aggression toward peers). Physical strength, impulsiveness. Self-esteem, little anxiety, and lack of empathy toward victims. Note that most studies have been directed toward behavior in boys; as are the f…

Dynamics of Bullying
August 20, 2020

The journal article Psycho-social Correlates in Bullying and Victimization: The Relationship between Depression, Anxiety, and Bully/Victim Status (Swearer, Song, Cary, et al., 2001) states that: Previous studies have used various definitions of bully…