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Investigating the Effect of Bystander Intervention on Types of Bullying (a Case Study of 7th Grade Boys Schools in the 7th District of Mashhad)
Elnaz Danayirad , Ali Adabi
Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran.
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Background and Aim: Bystander intervention means direct or indirect personal intervention that is present but not involved in the crime scene. One of the problems in schools is bullying or bullying. The most important question in this study is to what extent the bullying students intervene in bullying and what factors will influence the rate of intervention.
Method: A total of 256 students in the 7th district of Mashhad were selected by stratified random sampling method and 35 researcher-made questionnaires were used to assess the impact of supervisor intervention on bullying.
Results: Findings of the study showed that only 18.6% of the students observing physical bullying had moderate or high intervention, and the majority of 81.4 did not or did not intervene. In social bullying, more than 84 percent of students did not or did not have intervention, and only about 16 percent of students had high or moderate intervention. Things are a little better at verbal bullying, but here they make up more than 66 percent of the population who did not or did not intervene, and only one-third of the population had high or moderate intervention. Also, psychological factors encouraged moral justifications (80.1), self-satisfaction (80.1), drawing bystander to the victim (79.7), civic duty (78.1) and group membership (75.4) and among the Factors preventing, position ambiguity (96.5), apathy (95.7), diffusion of responsibility (94.9) and the apprehension of community evaluation (93.8).
Conclusion: The results showed that most of the students prefer to have less intervention in bullying, which can be searched for preventing factors of intervention.

Please cite this article as:
Danayirad E, Adabi A. Investigating the Effect of Bystander Intervention on Types of Bullying (a Case Study of 7th Grade Boys Schools in the 7th District of Mashhad). Child Rights Journal. 2022; 4(14): 75-92.
Keywords: Social Bullying, Verbal Bullying, Physical Bulling, Bystander Intervention
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Received: 2022/07/2 | Accepted: 2022/08/24


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