As a result of its advance effects on the victims, bullying has attracted universal attraction from the media, school authorities, parents, and researchers.
Many studies have been done in different schools situated in different locations all over the world examining the prevalence of harassment among the teenagers in schools and other places.
As such, they perpetrate bullying, even though it might seem morally wrong to them, to maintain recognition or membership to the peer group.
Bullying has effects for both the bully and the victim.
The lack of empathy or understanding as a result of personality adequacy is a predicting factor for bullying.
As a result, suck kind of people develop prejudice toward a given sexual orientation, race or religion.
They thus use their prejudice as a justification for bullying those who possess such personalities that they do not agree with or that they hate.
The fourth cause of bullying is the urge for attention.
This gives them power and an urge for more power leads to increased instances of bullying.
Such occasions become a routine in a way that the perpetrator assumes the role a serial bully and enjoys doing it for more power.