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Document ID (ISN)107742
CIS number 08-241
ISSN - Serial title Communications de la CFST
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Graf M.
Title Bullying in Switzerland
Original title Le mobbing en Suisse [in French]
Mobbing in der Schweiz [in German]
Il mobbing in Svizzera [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2003, Vol.54, p.17-20. Illus. 4 réf.
Internet access [in Italian] [in German] [in French]
Abstract This article presents the findings of a survey on bullying in Switzerland, carried out by means of phone interviews in a sample of 3220 employed persons. Among all persons interviewed, 7.6% met the scientific criteria for bullying and 4% reported being victims of bullying, although there was only a partial overlap between the two groups. Other findings concerning the effects on health, the age, sex and nationality of the victims, the prevalence by sector of activity and the perpetrators of bullying are commented. Finally, the article proposes some possible preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; risk factors; psychology of work organization; bullying
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; human behaviour; sex-linked differences; age-linked differences; survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Psychology of work organization
Bullying and mobbing