Identifying Bullies


Can teen bullies be caught before they harm others? First, you have to identify who these bullies are and if they are dangerous or not. Researchers studied 806 8th graders, 120 adolescents (52 boys, 68 girls) were identified as bullies based on peer nominations. They found three clusters, in a new report,”Clueless or Powerful? Identifying Subtypes of Bullies in Adolescence,” where they studied the differences in physical and verbal aggression.

Read the report here.

Use the Crime Report for more information on teen violence.

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