To bully is to intimidate through blustering, domineering, or threatening behavior: workers who were bullied into accepting a poor contract.
A plaintiff who prevails in a civil action brought pursuant to this section may recover both of the following: A felony criminal threat is a strike under California's three strikes law. For example, in Oregon a violation of the state criminal statute for intimidation results in a civil violation.
You may have trouble sleeping at night and getting up in the morning, and you may come to believe that you are to blame for the way you are treated.
In extreme cases, workplace intimidation can lead to suicide.
Like all behavioral traits, it exists in greater or lesser manifestation in each individual person over time, but may be a more significant "compensatory behavior" for some as opposed to others.
Behavioral theorists often see threatening behaviours as a consequence of being threatened by others, including parents, authority figures, playmates and siblings.