False accusations
False accusations (or groundless accusations or unfounded accusations or false allegations or false claims) can be in any of the following contexts:
When there is insufficient supporting evidence ...
Surveillance footage saves student from false rape accusations
Prosecutors will no longer go after a college student who was accused of rape, after surveillance footage seems to clear the 20-year-old. University of Southern California student Armaan Premjee was a...
'I Am The Watcher. Bring Me Young Blood': Family Forced Out Of $1.3m Dream Home After Being Targeted By Terrifying Stalker
A New Jersey family say they've been forced out of their home by a stalker who identifies himself as the home's 'Watcher' in letters threatening their children's safety. Maria and Derek Broaddus began...
False accusation of rape
A false accusation of rape is the intentional reporting of a rape by an alleged victim where no rape has occurred. While it is difficult to assess the prevalence of false accusations due to such accus...
False accusations of child sexual abuse
A false allegation of child sexual abuse is an accusation that a person committed one or more acts of child sexual abuse when in reality there was no perpetration of abuse by the accused person as all...
Workplace bullying
Workplace bullying occurs when an employee experiences a persistent pattern of mistreatment from others in the workplace that causes harm. This form of bullying can include such tactics as verbal, non...
Stalking
Stalking is unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual or group toward another person. Stalking behaviors are related to harassment and intimidation and may include following the victim in perso...
Cyberstalking
Cyberstalking is the use of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk or harass an individual, a group, or an organization. It may include false accusations, defamation, slander and libel. It ma...
Narcissistic rage
Narcissistic rage is a reaction to narcissistic injury, which is a perceived threat to a narcissist's self-esteem or self-worth. Narcissistic injury (or narcissistic scar) is a phrase used by Sigmund...
Psychological projection
Psychological projection is a theory in psychology in which humans defend themselves against unpleasant impulses by denying their existence in themselves, while attributing them to others. For example...
'I Am The Watcher. Bring Me Young Blood': Family Forced Out Of $1.3m Dream Home After Being Targeted By Terrifying Stalker
A New Jersey family say they've been forced out of their home by a stalker who identifies himself as the home's 'Watcher' in letters threatening their children's safety. Maria and Derek Broaddus began...
Workplace incivility
Workplace incivility has been defined as low-intensity deviant behavior with ambiguous intent to harm the target. Uncivil behaviors are characteristically rude and discourteous, displaying a lack of r...
Bullying in medicine
Bullying in the medical profession is common, particularly of student or trainee doctors. It is thought that this is at least in part an outcome of conservative traditional hierarchical structures and...
Bullying in nursing
The nursing organisation workplace has been identified as one in which workplace bullying occurs quite frequently. It is thought that relational aggression (psychological aspects of bullying such as g...
UK employment discrimination law
United Kingdom employment equality law is a body of law which legislates against prejudice-based actions in the workplace. As an integral part of UK labour law it is unlawful to discriminate against a...
Harassment in the United Kingdom
Harassment is a topic which, in the past couple of decades, has been taken increasingly seriously in the United Kingdom, and has been the subject of a number of pieces of legislation.
Though racia...
Bullying in psychiatry
Bullying in the medical profession is common, particularly of student or trainee doctors. It is thought that this is at least in part an outcome of conservative traditional hierarchical structures and...
Cyberstalking legislation
Cyberstalking and cyberbullying are relatively new phenomena, but that does not mean that crimes committed through the network are not punishable under legislation drafted for that purpose. Although t...
Bullying in teaching
School teachers are commonly the subject of bullying but they are also sometimes the originators of bullying within a school environment.
Comprehensive research carried out in the UK found that te...
Bullying in academia
Bullying in academia is workplace bullying of scholars and staff in academia, especially places of higher education such as colleges and universities. It is believed to be common, although has not rec...