Bullying And Cyber Bullying

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Bullying is a very rampant problem spreading quickly and somewhat difficult to control among children and adolescents. This may take in several ways or forms like physical, verbal, relational, or cyber bullying (which is now the new form of bullying created through the advent of new technologies and becomes prevalent nowadays) (Wang et al., 2011). According to Olweus (1993), the person is being bullied when he or she, who cannot easily defend himself/herself, is subject to negative actions or harassment on the part of individual or a group of people repeatedly and over time. There are two basic types of bullying, these are the traditional which is the most common type and the cyber bullying which is relatively the new form (Law, 2012; Wang, 2011). Traditional type of bullying does not involve the use of technological means. Harassment of a victim by an aggressor whose intent is to inflict harm is a concrete example to this, it could be in the means of physical, verbal and social (Gale, 2013; Wang, 2011). Physical bullying manifested in a direct manner that causes body pain on their victim; this involves striking, punching, kicking, pushing, or other types of physical aggression. Physical bullying is a form of cruelty done to others who are weaker. This may involve intentional aggression towards others causing bodily harm, pain or even grave injury. This may take in the form of beating/hitting, punching, kicking, pushing, slapping and the like which tend to put the victim

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