Pediatric Collections: Bullying and Victimization
Bullying has long been an accepted experience of childhood—a metaphorical bump along the road to adulthood. It is likely that many pediatricians still struggle to accept the characterization of bullying as a public health crisis affecting children in our clinics and communities. Yet rising recognition of the long-term consequences of bullying on the physical and mental health of children and youth compels a shift in these attitudes.
The articles included in this collection on bullying provide a wide lens through which to view this complexity.