Bullying entre os jovens: relações com o preconceito e a autoestima

Vitor José Araujo Matos, Joilson Pereira da Silva, Karine David Andrade Santos, Valéria Maria Azevedo Guimarães
2020 Espaço para a Saúde - Revista de Saúde Pública do Paraná  
This research aimed to investigate the occurrence of bullying and its relation with prejudice and self-esteem of students from public schools. A total of 284 students from public schools participated in the study and the instruments used were the Bullying Self-Identification Scale, the Prejudice Manifestation Scale, the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, and a sociodemographic questionnaire. The results showed that the greater the occurrence of bullying, the more the prejudice is manifested (ρ =
more » ... anifested (ρ = 0.261; p <0.05). Among the targets of bullying, it was found that the more the student is attacked , the lower the levels of self-esteem (ρ = -0,218; p <0,05). In short, data demonstrated that bullying is a risk to the participants' quality of life and requires attention, such as intervention plans, focused on minimizing its actions and breaking with the crystallization of the perception that it is "just a joke" or a solution for inter- and intrapersonal conflicts.
doi:10.22421/15177130-2020v21n2p56 fatcat:ezea4qttiraqfafvuuqs6hnofu