• Abstract

    Bullying victims are terrified, irritated, ostracized, belittled, robbed of resources, isolated, and prohibited from asserting their rights. Victims of bullying have worse work satisfaction, performance outcomes, engagement, and creativity. It also harms victims' social ties inside and outside the institution. To perform a systematic literature review on workplace bullying among nurses. Articles for review were collected from the SCOPUS database. After excluding and limiting the needed fields, the number of documents was limited to 202 (2004-2022). PRISMA is used for systematic flowcharts, and R-studio software is used for analyzing the articles. A total of 202 papers were published in 103 publications. Among the 202 papers, 28 articles used nurses as the study population. Overall, 2020 is the year with the highest number of annual productions, accounting for up to 35. The Frontiers in Psychology has the greatest number of publications compared to others, with a total number of 12; it mostly connects to the author named Einarsen SV, Harris A. The greatest co-occurrence score is for bullying. From 2004 to 2022, the major themes that were well-developed and significant to workplace bullying were behavior and conflict. Among the 202 journals, the most cocitation is performed by the author Lemann H (1966). The research from various studies reveals that people are more conscious that bullying is wrong and unacceptable, but it is often being reported. This systematic review analyzed workplace bullying among nurses based on a vast amount of empirical evidence published between 2004 and 2022.

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