Lateral Violence Case Study

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Lateral Violence Ayva Rodriguez Felician College Lateral Violence Violence in the workplace is defined by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as an act of violence whether it is a physical assault or a threat directed towards the coworker (Longton, 2014). Lateral violence can be verbal or nonverbal act of conflict towards the coworker to purposefully demean, diminish the victim’s stature, or humiliate them that might result in social exclusion and can lead to the victims’ controlled emotion by the abuser (Rainford, Wood, McMullen, & Philipsen, 2015). Violence in health care can affect not only the victim but also the institution and the patient (Rainford et al., 2015). As observed at work, coworkers…show more content…
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