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Bullying on Adolescence: Psychological Assessment with Projective Methods (Paris School)* * This research integrates the project Capes Print - Clinical Psychology and Culture: Interventions and Professional Training. This article resulted from the Master Degree Research of Rowena Carraca Neves.

Bullying na Adolescência: Avaliação Psicológica com Métodos Projetivos (Escola de Paris)

ABSTRACT

This work aims to assess the psychological impact of school bullying on adolescents. This study is about an exploratory clinical-qualitative research with multiple case studies of four teenagers, who had been victimized by bullying acts aged between 15 and 17 years old. This study applied the following instruments: Semi-structured interview; SCL-90-R scale; Rorschach Method and Thematic Apperception Test (Parisian School). The results show depression, anxiety, non-suicidal self-injury and suicidal attempts. On the SCL-90-R Scale, five out of nine psychopathological factors stood out in two cases. On Rorschach, the coercion and extroversion predominate as a Type of Intimate Resonance. Thematic Apperception Test results points lability and rigidity. The presence of bullying points to an own psychological dynamic in each case.

KEYWORDS:
bullying; adolescence; psychological assessment; mental health

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