THE 4 CRITERIA

01

Intent to cause damage

The behavior is intended to harm the victim in whatever form.
 

02

Recurrence aspect

The attacks occur at least once a week over a longer period of time (several weeks or even months).

03

Imbalance of power

The victim faces one or more offenders alone (and is for example, physically inferior).

04

Helplessness

The victim is not able to use his or her own power to stop the bullying.