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By Kathleen Winkler

Teasing, name-calling, displaying and hitting, with the exception of humans and spreading rumors approximately them are all examples of bullying and occurs to hundreds of thousands of adolescents each day. Advances in social media, electronic mail, rapid messaging, and mobile phones, have moved bullying from a schoolyard worry to a continuing probability. learn the way individuals are operating jointly to place an finish to bullying and cyberbullying and make the area more secure.

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That feeling can worsen into a true clinical depression. 6 Abnormal fears and worries: As a victim becomes afraid of a bully, he or she may become crippled by fear in general. Sleep disorders: The victim may not be able to sleep due to stress, or may sleep more and more as a way to escape. Nervous habits: Eye twitches, nail and lip biting, hair chewing—the list of nervous habits victims can have goes on and on. Frequent crying: When children cry, a bully may be provoked to resort to even meaner taunts to make them cry even more.

It is not the only one. 3 Low self-confidence: Kids who are bullied think they cannot do anything about it. That can lead to feelings of inferiority, of not being able to do much about problems in general. Depression: Victims can become depressed, feeling sad and hopeless. That feeling can worsen into a true clinical depression. 6 Abnormal fears and worries: As a victim becomes afraid of a bully, he or she may become crippled by fear in general. Sleep disorders: The victim may not be able to sleep due to stress, or may sleep more and more as a way to escape.

7 Dr. Bruce Nerenberg says: Victims begin to see themselves in the victim role. . They can stay in that role their whole lives, making bad choices that keep them in the victim role. Or they can suddenly become aggressive. 8 “Phil” (not his real name) is an example of this: I was bullied like crazy as a kid because I had polio. When I had surgery in fourth grade things changed. Within a year I could walk and I became, if not a bully, then a force to be reckoned with. By that time, I was so angry that if I did get into a fight I was downright dangerous.

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