Youth in Mind
- Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
- October 2007 - Volume 45 · Issue 10: 19-22
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.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. McGuinness is Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing, Birmingham, Alabama.
Address correspondence to Teena M. McGuinness, PhD, APRN-BC, Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing, Birmingham, AL 35294; e-mail: email@example.com.