Victimisation


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The abuse of the disenfranchised—e.g., the underage, elderly, women, mentally impaired, illegal immigrants, etc.—by coercing them into illegal activities—e.g., drug trade, prostitution
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Not all the victims of face-to-face bullying become also cybervictims but very little is known about variables that could increase mixed victimisation versus face-to-face victimisation only.
Poly-victimisation was statistically associated with greater emotional suffering (perceived discrimination, depression and anxiety) than victimisation due to a single event.
Keywords: Hearing Impairment, Bullying, Victimisation, Physical and psychological health problems.
This then drives those that feel they do need help after victimisation towards informal support systems, such as online support groups, which tend to be accessed more readily than formal ones (AuCoin & Beauchamp, 2004).
La victimisation jouerait un role mediateur important entre la non-conformite de genre et l'ajustement psychologique des jeunes (Toomey, Ryan, Diaz, Card et Russel, 2013).
Despite these difficulties with the measurement, age trends show a clear pattern with bullying and victimisation most common in late childhood, peaking at approximately 12 years of age with the transition to high school, and then declining thereafter.
The meeting decided to ensure stringent measures to bring to justice the culprits and decrease the incidence of victimisation by ensuring case investigation by lady police officer, implementation over Women Protection Act 2013 and increasing awareness of women's rights.
This bullying victimisation impacts on social health (the ability to get along with others, how others react to them, how they react to social institutions and societal mores), physical health (Tremblay et al., 2004) as well as mental health (Gini & Pozzoli, 2009; Kaltiala-Heino, Rimpela, Rantanen, & Rimpela, 2000).
The claimant brought several unsuccessful claims in the Employment Tribunal, which included complaints of harassment, victimisation and discrimination.
The prime minister said the difference between victimisation and accountability was really fine.
Large-scale victimisation as a potential source of terrorist activities; importance of regaining security in post-conflict societies.