Bullying among nurses and its effects

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Yildirim D.

INTERNATIONAL NURSING REVIEW, vol.56, no.4, pp.504-511, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2009.00745.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.504-511
  • Keywords: Bullying, Depression, Mobbing, Nurses, Nursing, Organizational Effects, Turkey, Workplace Abuse, WORKPLACE, WORK, CARE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Background: The victims of bullying are subjected to being terrorized, annoyed, excluded, belittled, deprived of resources, isolated and prevented from claiming rights. The victims of bullying have decreased job satisfaction, work performance, motivation and productivity. Bullying also negatively affects victims' social relationships inside and outside the institution.