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2014. Vol. 6, No. 2.
ISSN: 2074-5885 (online)

Influence of the Bullying Victim Position on Aggressive Behavior

Huseynova E.A. Educational Psychologist, Polytechnic College no. 39, Moscow, Russia, polikashkina@mail.ru
Yenikolopov S.N. Ph.D. in Psychology, Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Centre for Mental Health,, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia, enikolopov@mail.ru
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In a study involving 150 adolescents aged 15 to 18 years the emphasis was placed on the connection of the bullying victim position and level of aggressiveness. The following methods were used: a questionnaire, a method of sociometry, Rosenberg self-esteem scale, Bass-Perry aggressive behavior diagnosis questionnaire. We tested the assumption that the people occupying the bullying victim position, have a high level of aggression. Analysis of the results showed that the greatest number of subjects play the role of the aggressor / victim, and most often, adolescents face verbal type of bullying. The study analyzed the gender aspect of bullying. It was concluded that the group of bullying aggressors / victims is the most difficult and dangerous for the development of the personality of a teenager. Also, we made conclusions about poor awareness about bullying in teachers and tolerance to bullying in the educational environment. Due to the above study, we identified and describe the mechanisms of formation and manifestation of aggressive behaviors in bullying.

Keywords: school, teenagers, social adaptation, aggressive behavior, self-esteem, bullying, victimization, victim

Rubric: Psychology of Deviant and Criminal Behaviour

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