While state laws have little consistency in their definition of bullying, the accepted definition by many mental-health professionals is physical or verbal aggression that is repeated over a period of time and involves an imbalance of power.
It is further characterized by the bully repeatedly using the higher social status they have over the victim to exert power and to hurt the victim.
One can look at long distance relationship statistics to find out many different facts on long distance relationships. One of the first things to consider is how many people in the country are actually in a long distance relationship.
Many people cringe at the thought of carrying on a long distance relationship. Statistics showed that about 14 to 15 million people in the United States considered themselves in a long distance relationship (in 2005).
School shootings make up a small percentage of youth violence, but they are traumatic events for students, communities, and the nation.
Beginning in the 1970s, school shootings have increased and have affected communities across the nation.
Several different words are used to describe teen dating violence. Dating violence is widespread with serious long-term and short-term effects. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe consequences and short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen.
According to school violence statistics, school shooting incidents have increased dramatically.
This article contains some statistics on school shootings, a profile of people who have participated in school shootings, and tips on what to do about school violence.
While men who bully tend to victimize both genders equally, women bullies target other women about 80% of the time.
Bullying is one of the biggest challenges that teens are facing.