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Bullying Stories and Everyday Heroes

Bullying Stories and Everyday Heroes

Bullying experienced in childhood damages irreparably children’s health. Thus, the quicker and the earlier the intervention the fewer the consequences. Bullying experienced in childhood undermines self-esteem, and it permanently damages children’s health and behaviour. The trauma remains and the persistent anxious state causes suicidal thoughts, panic attacks, […]

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The Beginning of Bullying is the Absence of Love

The Beginning of Bullying is the Absence of Love

Bullying is never a permanent behaviour. There is a precise moment in time when one becomes a bully and someone else becomes a victim. And, if for the first one may be a choice, whether conscious or unconscious, for the second one is a never expected nor […]

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Invisible Bullying, Visible Scars

Invisible Bullying, Visible Scars

Invisible bullying cannot be ignored because it makes the same visible scars visible bullying does. Invisible bullying consist of harmful destructive behaviours very difficult to recognise, almost spreading underneath the surface. The eradication of invisible bullying begins with the exact understanding of what bullying is. Bullying is the absence of […]

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What Does Bullying Mean

What Does Bullying Mean

Bullying means fear, isolation and violence. When bullying is tolerated, fear reigns above all and violence is the rule. And the worse the violence, the greater the fear, the stronger the bully. Basically, teachers are afraid of bullying because of reprisals and menaces from the bully or […]

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Bullying Ruins Lives

Bullying Ruins Lives

Bullying has a total destructive potential; everyone who knows bullying knows it perfectly. The worst of bullying are its permanent effects. The stigma of bullying lasts forever. Bullying is everywhere, whoever the victim, whatever the effects, especially when it comes to cyberbullying. Not only does bullying hit the […]

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Bullying in Social Psychology

Bullying in Social Psychology

Bullying in social psychology is a complex phenomenon based on the reciprocal reinforcement mechanism where Individuals, Environment and Behavior influence one another. Bullying represents a dysfunctional relationship, one of the most serious forms of group deviance. Moreover, bullying generates lasting effects on both the bully and the victim, […]

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No More Bullying

No More Bullying

“No more bullying” is more than a teens’ issue. Prevention of bullying is rather a social investment. Every action aiming at improving the physical and psychological well-being of the youngest has lasting effects on the next generations. But to be effective, such investment must aim at shaping […]

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How To Stop Bullying Through Dialogue

How To Stop Bullying Through Dialogue

Dialogue is the only way to stop the most stubborn silence. And bullying is always a silent threat. How to stop bullying through dialogue? When it comes to bullying, it’s crucial for parents and teachers to know what to ask their children, how to talk with them, […]

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Cyberbullying and Bullying: Why They Make Life Unliveable

Cyberbullying and Bullying: Why They Make Life Unliveable

Anonymity, pervasivity and difficulty of traceability make cyberbullying more threatful than traditional bullying. Even if anonymity is true only in appearance, since digital footprints cannot be removed, all the above mentioned characteristics are the reasons why bullies persist on their bullying behaviours and don’t stop. Basically they […]

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Focus: Bullying in Italy

Focus: Bullying in Italy

Bullying has become an alarming threat even in Italy. No specific law has been issued in Italy at the moment but the already existing laws (Constitution of The Italian Republic, part one Rights and Duties of the Citizens, The Civil Code, The Penal Code) represent an almost […]

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