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bullying, covert behaviors, horizontal violence, hostile workplace, incivility, lateral violence, overt behaviors, vertical violence



  1. Bond, Mary J. MS, BSN, RN
  2. Birkholz, Lorri J. DNP, RN, NE-BC


Abstract: Bullying can occur at all levels of nursing, and anyone could be targeted. This article offers strategies to identify bullying behaviors and discusses the prevalence of incivility in the nursing profession with a focus on vertical violence.