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 OJD  Vol.9 No.4 , November 2020
Gender Difference and Bullying among Secondary School Students in Palestine
Abstract: Background: Bullying in schools is the problem and an issue of every nation around the globe. Researchers around the globe pointed out an abundance of negative impacts on students involved in bullying and require the focus and attention of adults to address and resolve bullying incidents among students. Aim: This research aimed to study the impact of bullying on gender of secondary school students in Palestine. Methods: The present mixed-method study was directed on samples randomly and total number of samples was 827 students (the male was 388 and female was 439). Bullying was assessed by using Bully Victim Determination Scale, developed by Piskin & Ayas (2007). Result: After analyzing data by using the Mann Whitney U test, it was found that male students are more bullied than females. Conclusion: The study concluded that girls and boys are vulnerable to bullying. But the boys are found to be more bullied than girls.
Cite this paper: Hanani, A. and Piskin, M. (2020) Gender Difference and Bullying among Secondary School Students in Palestine. Open Journal of Depression, 9, 95-100. doi: 10.4236/ojd.2020.94009.
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