Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities


February 2013


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Bullying presents one of the greatest health risks to children, youth, and young adults in U.S. society. It is pernicious in its impact even if often less visible and less readily identifiable than other public health concerns. Bullying—a form of harassment—needs to be understood form a developmental, social, and educational perspective. Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities, a collection of briefs from the American Educational Research Association, focuses on practical strategies and policies to address bullying while providing access to scientific, peer-reviewed studies and related books and reports.