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NAGIB, Leila; MOUSINHO, Renata  and  SALLES, Gil Fernando da Costa Mendes de. Characterization of bullying in students with stuttering. Rev. psicopedag. [online]. 2016, vol.33, n.102, pp.235-250. ISSN 0103-8486.

PURPOSE: To describe bullying in stuttering patients/students, their socio-demographic variables, family relationships, characterization and feelings of violence at school and characteristics by local, practitioners and target. METHODS: 23 participants, aged 10-17, male and female, with stuttering diagnosis, followed by specialized clinic at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro were analyzed. Patients with behavior alterations or understanding and cognition disorders or without regular attendance were excluded. RESULTS: Around 40% of the patients informed that they are well treated by the colleagues; 34.8% reported feel rejected and 29.16% suffer at school. More than 80% have good relationship with parents and more than 70% live with them. 34.8% failed. 13% witnessed aggression at home, 8.7% saw colleagues with stylet at school and 4.3% firearm. 40% suffered threat of physical violence outside the classroom, nearly 80% avenged the aggressors. 78.3% are skeptical of violence resolution. Just over a quarter proved bullied. A fifth reported having no special friend and 13% feel well with 2 or 3, while 4.3% don't have friends. 13% suffered verbal aggression in school and 4.3% physical, almost 9% both. Almost 80% deny having teased others, while a fourth tease. CONCLUSIONS: The results turn to the development of defensive strategies to attacks, encouraging self-esteem and sense of equality to others.

Keywords : Bullying; Adolescent; Stuttering; Schools.

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